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The difference between dogs and cats

Molly and Elliot sitting 2 by you.

Molly and Elliot sitting 3 by you.

Molly and Elliot sitting 1 by you.

Cats know how to hold a pose.

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!

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Show and Sale Before and After

I know I know, I’ve been such a bad blogger lately.  I’ll use the pottery show and sale as my excuse for not posting lately.  We had a very successful show and now that it’s over, maybe I can focus on some craft projects I’ve been putting off.

And yes, I have some soap dishes set aside to sell online. 

Anyway, I thought it would be fun to see what goes on during the show and sale preparation.  Most of the potters get a shelf like this to display their wares.  This is what mine looked like before.

Before shelf by you.

And here’s what it looks like after 3  hours.  I didn’t have a lot of pieces so my shelf was pretty simple.  Check out the festive greens on top of my shelf.  I got them from a neighbor’s trash!!

Winter 2008 S&S Shelf by you.

Fried turkey from a Chinese restaurant?

Thanksgiving dinner by you.

Did you know you can get a fried turkey from some Chinese restaurants?  Yup, that’s what we had for Thanksgiving.  The dark thing right above the turkey slight to the left is actually a lily pad wrapped duck filled with a sticky rice stuffing.  Now that was yummy!

And what’s Thanksgiving without a little Thanksgiving traffic?  This is a shot of the Tappan Zee Bridge. 

Thanksgiving traffic by you.

Dishes in the sink

dishes by you.

Beet juice dish water … what a pretty color!

My pear-shaped cat

Elliot looking out by you.

Elliot looking back by you.

I have the sock knitting bug

9-5 socks by you.

Here’s a new sock I just started working on.  I’m taking a break from those bright self-striping yarns and playing with texture this time.  I’m using the Nine-to-Five Socks pattern and I’m psyched that I figured out how to do those faux cables…you can already see the twists!

Another pair of socks!

Supersocke 100 by you.

Back to good old ribbed socks.  Just finished these last night.  Now I can get more sock yarn!