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Sculpting A Life. · 4d ago

Rain, rain, don't go away. Again.

I live in Oregon. It rains a lot here or so people think.  But actually, rain totals here used to be about as much as the Midwest city I grew up in. The big difference is that there it reall...
Sculpting A Life. · 1W ago

Creating Calm.

Two hundred year old trees burned to the ground. Black sooty ash blew on the hot, humid wind dusting the garden, window sills, table tops inside and out. The sun turned orange and the air th...
Sculpting A Life. · 2W ago

Life is a Roller Coaster.

This week has flown by. It's been a roller coaster ride of events and emotions, bad and good. We had a scare 3 years ago, when the vet told us Jilly, our sweet yellow Lab, had 3 months to li...
Sculpting A Life. · 4W ago

Creative Experiments.

Lately, something's been shifting in my world of making. I didn't see it or realize it at first because I was coming from a maker's mindset. I thought I was just making slab vases alongside ...
Sculpting A Life. · 1M ago

The Mystery: Nothing Becomes Something.

I love starting a new piece. Whether it's thrown or sculpted or slab, it's just clay. I pick it up and move it around listening, feeling, wondering. I have no expectations. I'm just explorin...
Sculpting A Life. · 1M ago

Sweet, Sweet Summer.

Summer is my favorite season for several reasons: blooms and fragrances, juicy peaches, berries, fresh lettuce and tomatoes from my own garden. I love cooking with it all and eating it just ...
Sculpting A Life. · 1M ago

What's Too Hot? What's Not.

Is it ever too hot to create? That's the question this week as temperatures in the moderate Pacific Northwest soared into the triple digits. I'd like to believe these temperatures are an ano...
Sculpting A Life. · 1M ago

Creating Strength.

In the last two weeks, I've been put through a series of health tests. Not because there was anything wrong but because I feel the need to check things out every few years. Bottom line: I'm ...
Sculpting A Life. · 2M ago

Confessions of a Technophobe.

I admit: I'm technophobic. When it comes time to push that post, upload, or share button, I cringe and expect it to all crash. I know it sounds crazy because I've had a blog, Facebook page, ...
Sculpting A Life. · 2M ago

Mondays with Meyer: Be Lazy.

As I write the headline, I realize there is a big pull in my gut against the word, lazy. It brings up many bad thoughts, words and pictures from deep within. I know it is societal conditioni...