Angela Davis on thu 13 may 04
Wheels come with instruction books? ? ? ?
All I got with my new Pacifica was a one sheet instruction on
how to take a 2x4 and a hammer to whack the head level.
I actually thought my husband had made it up and included
it in the box as a joke!
He was a real honey and bought it for me as a retirement gift
..............At least I thought he was being sweet untill he asked
if I thought I could make enough selling pottery to make payments on a new
On the beautiful Homosassa River....(no new boat yet.)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cindi Anderson"
Sent: Thursday, May 13, 2004 7:23 PM
Subject: Potter on As the World Turns
> I guess I am the only person on Clayart who watches soaps? There is a
> line for the past week where an 18 year old girl pretends to be going to
> pottery classes to cover for having a second job. She buys a vase and
> it to people as proof, and it is good so they think she is a great artist.
> Next she gets a pottery wheel as a gift because "she is so talented" they
> want her to really pursue her gift. Meanwhile she says things like "well
> I'm not sure I want to be a potter for the rest of my life..." . So
> the past few episodes there is a Brent wheel sitting in the kitchen (Brent
> label is removed), and she is seen sitting there reading an instruction
> book, figuring out how to turn it on, how to make it spin "OK, I just
> this pedal, and the faster I press the faster it turns", etc. It is
> funny. Very rarely is there anyone with an art career or even hobby on
> soaps, occassionally you get someone who paints a little. It would be fun
> if she actually did learn to throw, liked it, and became a potter. But
> of course she would be an instant expert because of "talent" instead of
> having to put in years learning the craft.
> Fremont, CA
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mlazysquarterO on fri 14 may 04
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Angela Davis wrote:
> He was a real honey and bought it for me as a retirement gift
> last year.
> ..............At least I thought he was being sweet untill he asked
> if I thought I could make enough selling pottery to make payments on a new
What a hoot. Sounds like my husband. He says I'm the breadwinner when he retires......
I'm thinking beans and rice as a daily staple.....
who is thinking of offering pottery classes to homeschoolers but not quite ready to take