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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
comfort food and...pottery!
I have been, as the wife might say, a "mite poorly" for a bit...or as my mom would say "under the weather" (are we not ALWAYS under some kind of weather? Unless there is a roof..anyway)
I felt great Tuesday. I have not felt GREAT in awhile and I am used to feeling GREAT.
Plus I have been rushing around for weeks doing way too much STUFF.
I celebrated feeling GREAT Tuesday in 2 ways, one with making COMFORT food! Heal the psyche with comfort food, right? What makes comfort food? Fills your belly warmly, perhaps.
Sorry to be unconventional, but our comfort food feast included aloo rajma (Indian comfort food: curry stew with potato and beans--kind of between American stew and chili, but with curry!)
We also had sweet potato latkes, a variation of Jewish comfort food and roasted peppers and pineapple..because it is TASTY on top of all that and rice with broccoli and tomato...
POTTERY comfort food? Potters, what is a comfort item for you? Look at my picture here, my version of work day comfort food: a very ROUND vase, which the wife really loves, a tall vase which is new for me but I love and I am mastering the shape, plus as you can see making a pig mug like the one I was sipping from AND a sculpted cow jumping over the moon and a carved teapot on teapot teapot....
OK, does that make sense? Healing your wounded body and mind with comfy foods and making comfy pots?
Have an awesome day :)
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