Gary's Third Pottery Blog
When the going gets tough, dragons gonna get going....
WRITE TO ME! email@example.com Come see me! Open studio HERE! November 25-26 (11-4 each day); Aurora Art and Design, daily until 12/24; Cooperstown Art Assoc. daily until 12/24; Ellis Hollow Community Fair, 12/10; December 10, Little Red Wagon at the Space at Greenstar. All material on this blog unless stated otherwise is copyright Gary Edward Rith 2016
Sunday, July 13, 2014
an 11 piece Ukranian jazz band in my bathroom
You know I am at a 3 day jazz fest, arts fest, all kinds of fests!
It has been IMMENSELY fun, and I am very fortunate: I know a LOT of people, and a LOT of repeat customers come to find me and I have been emptying boxes and filling my pockets, the weather is great, the crowd is great the music is great!
Final day today.......
Speaking of music, you would be correct if you guessed that I sleep like the dead during these things....long, busy days followed by head-touches-pillow = dreamland.
I was dreaming just now: the wife and I bought a large NEW house (somehow!) on a California hillside. Ours was house one on what would become a planned neighborhood of hundreds. I am a little dissapointed to imagine that our pretty hillside contained only a tiny lot for our house, and the pretty woods and meadows were gonna soon go under the bulldozer...
ANYWAY, our new house was huge. One feature it contained was a kitchen that looked like an English country tavern in 1600. I did not know I wanted such a thing, but let me tell you, as imagined in 2016 with modern conveniences, it was beautiful. Upstairs, one of the bathrooms had a HUGE U shaped bathtub. I did not know I wanted such a thing...big enough for 3 or more people...actually, why would I want that?
OK, so in the dream, surprise! I have a new (crabby) brother-in-law. Bonus: he is Ukrainian! Or a Russian? Or a Slav or Czech??? One of those, he never admits. He is a slick fast talking used car salesman type, with a deep accent. Fair enough.
But, remember the bathroom with the U shaped tub? There is a knock at the door as I finish spending a penny (I dream of going to the bathroom? yes, I guess I do...) and there he is...in town to STAY WITH US! And so are his numerous friends, none of whom know English, a Ukrainian (whatever) jazz band! All smoking like chimneys. It takes a little adjusting, and I was not really getting to like them or their smokes, but the great advantage of a 1600 tavern for a kitchen is there is plenty of room for a Ukrainian (whatever) jazz band and their slick manager.... I must admit that I was glad to awaken from this dream at that point....
have a great Sunday!
Posted by Gary's third pottery blog at 5:35 AM
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
Me and Missus Tastycakes
ME, the TV interview :)
my etsy gallery
- ► 2016 (324)
- ► 2015 (358)
- gargoyles and grotesques C'EST MOI...
- QUICHE LA POODLE or real men don't BAKE vegan quic...
- blowin' the roof off....
- mugshot Monday and MORE
- bees' knees!
- "ask permission before you take photos"
- Artist Market 2-8
- "so this is what being self-employed is like.."
- shysters, slackers and slick cons....
- free POTtery and a dog and pony show!
- mug shot Monday, ahoy!
- Campbell Meadow
- lions and tigers and bears OH MY!
- she tells me "never eat fruit"
- she came bearing sweaters....
- zip your lip?
- I am in a lot of other people's kitchens this morn...
- an 11 piece Ukranian jazz band in my bathroom
- (almost) running out the door...
- the BIG SCHLEP
- ROAD TRIP: when good potters (and good dogs) go B...
- little pieces...
- the fabric of life: you weather the ups and downs
- when Mother Nature sends you perfection...
- bowled over...
- it was quite muggy.....
- "bite me!"
- teapot Tuesday and a fond look back at June
- ▼ July (30)
- ► 2013 (366)
- ► 2012 (416)
- ► 2011 (413)
- ► 2010 (616)
- Gary's third pottery blog
- I am a full-time studio potter, sculptor, and dog walker, married to superhawt Missus Tastycake.
I'm so glad to hear you're having such a great time at your music festival. brings back such great memories....i haven't done a summer/music festival in a few years....i like how simple your set up looks. nice use of those boxes!
filling up the pockets and emptying the boxes is the best :)
That's the first time I've heard "spending a penny." I'll have to ask around and see if anyone else knows the term. Hope you have another great day of selling pottery!
I would have woken up when they started smoking too. Have a great day three!
crazy! I love a good dream.
You have the CRAZIEST dreams!
Ha! You crack me up. You should publish a book of your weird dreams. Have fun at the festivus!
I seldom remember my dreams, and the ones I do are never as much fun as that!
I think I love your dream kitchen, too! Sounds perfect! And that's the cutest little elephant teapot ever!
Oh my gosh, I do so love your dreams! The best part of this one is that YOU LIVED IN CALIFORNIA!
Post a Comment