Tuesday, April 22, 2008

windy!




(pots by Gary Rith, and laundry!)
It has been so hot and dry for over a week, I'm amazed. People in Florida, Texas, Arizona may not be surprised, but 80s in upper New York in April? For the rest of the month? Definately the hottest April on record.
It is sometimes fun, as a potter, to throw something on the wheel and also finish it that day. (here you see teapot parts and then the wild finished teapot, then some bowls, plus the laundry!) Usually you throw it today, and trim it tomorrow, but if I set the fresh items on the back deck, wash the dishes, clean the litter box, check email, voila!
The wind and sun this week has been drying tings outsde so fast I can finish them the same afternoon.

12 comments:

Lis Garrett said...

I love the handle on that pot - looks like a pair of bunny ears.

;-)

kcinnova said...

If you miss rain and humidity, well, we've got yours AND ours. Sheeesh!

On the other hand, a friend who still lives in our hometown reported over 7 inches!! of snow on the ground on Saturday morning.

Greg said...

very interesting spring alla round.. western Canada hit by snow storm on weekend.. nice sunny and unseasonably warm over here...

perfect days for sailing right now :)

gr said...

something odd is going on, weather wise, here in New York...

Grego said...

oops .. hee hee... nice handle on the teapot! :)

Ellen said...

Gary, I really like what you are doing with those handles. Very cool! I may have to add one of those teapots to my growing collection of great potter works....it will be in good company with my Rith cow creamer.

Gordo said...

I'm with everybody else: that handle's great!

Yep, very warm here as well and no return to "normal" in sight!

Fortune Cookies said...

your pots are amazing! looks like you had some beautiful weather too!

gr said...

thanks all! gorgeous weather expeted for day! keep driving those SUVS!

Knight said...

I love that teapot. Very cool.

gr said...

tres cool!

Reb said...

Great Tea pot, Send some of that warm back here to Alberta where it belongs. We are tired of snow.