Potters, Clay, and Kiln

I took the header photo for this website at Hambidge, an artists’ retreat center in north Georgia that has been temporary home and respite for me and for a large number of other writers, visual artists, potters, composers—artists across the spectrum of creativity. During my first stay at Hambidge, there was a firing of the … Continue reading Potters, Clay, and Kiln


This has been an exceptional Easter season. I spent the week before Holy Week in Memphis with four grandchildren! The other grandmother and I had decided that it would probably take the two of us to keep up with them. Little did we know... A lethal (though 24-hour) stomach virus struck the two older children … Continue reading Easter