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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

pitchers: career choices involving baseballs and clay



When I was ten my friends and I played baseball night and day.  Then I pestered my father to play baseball when the other kids had dinner.  I had a (for a ten year old, on my block) good eye, and liked to pitch... I imagined being a pitcher one day... fast forward, and that impulse came up against a far BIGGER dream...of making pitchers!  I love pitchers and love clay, baseball never had a chance ;)



(new pottery by Gary Rith)

6 comments:

B. Rogers, Living in Black Mountain said...

Am I ever glad you did the pitchers in clay...and pictures of them too. The finger helped bring things into scale...though I'm pretty sure the middle pic shows much bigger pitchers!

Lori Buff said...

Those are incredibly sweet.

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

Probably easier on your elbows, too!

Michèle Hastings said...

i'll take your pitchers over baseball pitchers any day!

Janet Bunnell said...

Gary has incredibly large fingers...those are your average sized pitchers!

Busy Bee Suz said...

How cool is it how life turns out???
The babies are so cute.

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