Monthly Archives: January 2013

Clayathon: Some Pics

I had big plans for Clayathon: to make a pixelated retro cane (check!), to test out some new carving patterns (check!), and to prototype an art piece for my new kitchen (no check). Here are some pics of what I … Continue reading

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Baby, I’m a Star!*

An internet radio station star, that is! Every radio station does its End-of-the-Year countdown every December. Internet radio is no exception to this rule. When Y-Not Radio, an internet radio station out of Philadelphia, put out the call to their … Continue reading

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20 Things: Clayathon 2013

By now, you should know the drill. Here’s the 20 from Clayathon…. 1. Got ducks? 2. Made a pixelated retro blend cane 3. Experimented with baked eggs 4. Learned to shrink it 5. Learned to grow it 6. Toasted our … Continue reading

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Good Enough?

As we approach Clayathon, a question comes to mind, which is this: When is good enough good enough? I think this question is applicable in many aspects of life, and the answer is (obviously) situationally dependent. There will always be … Continue reading

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“Fit” Implementation: Phase 1

It’s always easy to pick the low-hanging fruit first, right? So here’s where we start: 1. I have stopped taking the elevator. At work, at the parking garage, at anyplace that’s less than five stories. (I think 5’s the right … Continue reading

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Brunch

Yesterday, I had a lovely brunch with some of my oldest friends. (And, in this context, “oldest” refers to the length of time that we’ve been friends, and NOT to their ages!) Like most people that I know, the hostess … Continue reading

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Color of the Year: Emerald

Not according to me, but according to Pantone. From their website: There hasn’t been a Pantone color that I’ve really liked for a number of years (read as: they haven’t done green in a while), although last year’s “Tangerine Tango” … Continue reading

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“Word of the Year” for 2013

I was asked the other day to do a retrospective of my words-of-the-year. So before I move on to this year’s word…. 2010: The word of the year was “out”….because I felt like we had accumulated too much stuff, like … Continue reading

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