Tag Archives: pottery

Journey to the Far Side

I made something happen on Monday.  I planned it.  I organized it.  I executed the event.  All me.  All by myself.  For the first time in 22 months, I independently managed something.  And it worked out just fine. This was successful not … Continue reading

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Zombie Toast

I started working 32 hours a week on August 30, 2015. Everything stopped.  My healing.  My hobbies.  My exercise. I was desperate to hold on to my job.  At the end of August my FMLA again ran out, and – according … Continue reading

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A Year of Writing

It has been one year since I started writing for my blog, The Foggy Shore.  Happy one year creative anniversary to me! It is difficult to remember where I was when I started to blog because, well, most things weren’t getting … Continue reading

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The Hours Between Now and Where I Want To Be

As I walk into my office, I scarcely register my desk, my coworkers, the work scattered around me. My mind is on clay – pot design and glazes. I can’t wait until my work day is done so I can … Continue reading

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Sloughing off Skin

I have cut away what no longer fits. Not always consensually, and certainly not always gracefully, but there it is. Roller derby is gone. I love it, would love to be skating and hitting people, and that is not who I am … Continue reading

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Pleasing Tasks

Human beings seek pleasure and avoid pain.  Most of my last year has been about avoiding pain.  Wear a wide-brimmed hat to tolerate overhead fluorescent lights.  Stop an activity once a headache starts so my head won’t pound for the rest of the … Continue reading

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