Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Toting and Lifting Barges and Bales

Coffee in the new York skyline mug, (the theme to) "Baretta" by the Trick Babies on the iPod. Now that's random! I got to work at 9:00 this morning. My commute was to the train station with Dave and then school with Jessie then home to drop off the car and pick up the laptop (and more coffee--out of the go-mug and back into the Starbucks Barista mug) before trekking the long hike across the backyards to the studio. I am sooooo sorry for my LA friends! I know their daily commutes are hell and I shouldn't rub it in, but I *love, love, love* going to work now.

The orders are coming in again, the hiatus is over. This week is Taylor Kinzel's glass show so I need to have work for them by Thursday... hmmm. Guess that means firing it today and tomorrow for pick-up Thursday morning. The main orders for this year's holiday season came in in August, mine are already shipped, so I am done pretty much done with wholesale for the year. Time to pump up the retail inventory for Chicago in December and to start mulling new work for the Buyer's Market show in February--it'll be here before you know it..

And now the studio is full of people (well, there are two people besides me) moving molds and continuing studio set-up. I feel guilty sitting on my tush writing while they tote the barge and lift the bale, so I gotta go.

3 comments:

Bill Paley said...

Your book arrived yesterday; looks fantastic. I didn't have time to read it all, yet, but my wife said that having read it over, she feels she could do the projects, were she inclined to get a kiln...

Brenda Griffith said...

LOL, Thank you! Bridget *could* do any of them--and she should when she comes and hangs out here for a couple of weeks. Heck, she could even make a mezzuzah...

Bill Paley said...

Now, that wouldn't surprise me.