Today’s raku pottery vase tells the harrowing tale of a new mother, a (surprise, suprise) vengeful godess Hera, would be witch midwives, snakes in a cradle, subterfuge, the power of breast feeding and a tale of spilt milk that ends in a beautiful finish.
‘Io’, tells the tale of it’s namesake, a wandering cow with a secret, a man in chains, the ultimate cosmetic transformation, and an ending where the god gets the girl.
Today’s vase, ‘Argus’ tells a story that could have been a script for the Real Housewives of Olympus! It tells the tale of betrayal, a jealous goddess, a many eyed monster, a beautiful reward and livestock. Okay, maybe livestock is not be a common feature on the ‘real’ housewives … YET!
With flights at a standstill worldwide, it can be nice to think of a time when airplanes were not needed to get to the skies.
The word Thursday is derived from Old English Þūnresdæg and Middle English Thuresday (with loss of -n-, first in northern dialects, from influence of Old Norse Þórsdagr) meaning “Thor’s Day”. It was named after the Norse god of Thunder, Thor.
The printed copies of my first ever book arrived on Monday, and I have shipped off the last of the books and perks as of this morning.
I am excited to share that we have reached 127 percent of our total goal to bring ‘A Potter’s Dream: Myths & Legends’ to print. Which means that in less than a month I will be holding a physical printed copy of my first book ever in my hands!
Today, I introduce to the world one of my recent raku pottery vase creations called Apollo’s Song! What song, from any era or genre, do you think suits this vase? Or what songs from any time, might you suggest for Apollo’s Top Ten?