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My plate from 2017 on the left. Peter Voulkos’ from 1956 on the right. Go figure.

The Voulkos show is at the Renwick through August.

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Minnesota plate 2017

This plate suggests the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the first state I entered at the moment of birth. It’s about nine inches across.

* Fifty more, if you count the District of Columbia, where I now live, and which still has no congressional representation. Let’s think about that.

Seventy-five dollars.

We drink from wells we did not dig. We warm by fires we did not kindle. And there’s a lot more stuff we use that we just got somehow….

Three vessels in Laura’s green, three feet each. Do the math.

wish plate 1 wish plate 2

When you’ve finished salad or dessert, you see a one-word message — a wish, a blessing, a plea. I’m working on sets of eight.

tripod 1

I think I copied this from an ancient tripod piece I saw once. Laura’s Turquoise glaze to cone 10, cutting to gray/black.

story plate

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Dinner plate, salt dish, and wine pitcher in temmoku.

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This serving platter is about nine inches across, and is in a favorite glaze, Malcolm’s shino. It will be among items on sale tomorrow at Off the Beaten Track, 2414 Douglas St. NE in Washington DC.

Photo my me, 1 may 2015.

Cookies and milk? Rye and cashews?

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Small vessel and plate in Pinnell’s Red and gunmetal.