Archive for November 26th, 2009

Nov 3 through 7 – Raku

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Raku is a type of pottery produced by a traditional Japanese firing process. Actually, the Raku family has strong feelings about the name, and feels that for fifteen generations they have been the only people producing real Raku ware; but in most of the world, the term is generic. To make most pottery, you form […]

Nov 2 – Bristol to Wildacres

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

We spent the night at the La Quinta motel in Bristol, Virginia (and had supper on the 1st at the Kobe Japanese steak house, sort of a Benihana wannabe, across the interstate from the motel) and managed to find the bi-state main street: Tennessee on the left, Virginia on the right, state line on the […]