I haven’t done a lot with the glass this year. I’ve spent a lot of 2016 ill: twisted appendage on my intestine, gall bladder and appendix quitting the ship, and in July, a sinus infection that wouldn’t die. So, glass has taken a back seat.
I decided back in April or so that I’d get a project in the kiln. I wanted to use some scrap glass, so I settled on my turquiose and white scraps, on a black background. It took some measuirng, because I knew I wanted a 10″ plate, but I wasn’t sure how much space I needed between the squares. With a little trial and error I settled on what’s in the photo below. 33 pieces later (counting the base), it went in for a full fuse.
This month has been pretty rough with all the violence going on. We need to take a page from Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and “Be excellent to each other.”
I managed 8 books in June, which is quite a lot for me. Granted, some of them are short stories, or novellas, but at least I’m reading. One of these is a collection of short stories, otherwise there would have been a lot more read this month.
Armada – Ernest Cline
We get it, Ernest Cline. You’re nostalgic for the 80s.
That was the primary thought going through my head as I listened to Armada. This book is chock full of 80s references, much like Ready Player One. Unlike Ready Player One, all of these were annoying.