For my birthday, we spent the day with Kate and Jere in What Cheer mining more bricks. We worked in a different kiln this time and got some lovely bricks from the floor of the kiln, and from a less salt-blasted section. And again, we really enjoyed spending time with the What Cheer Potters. One thing that I really love discovering over and over again is the kindness and openness of midwesterners, and especially folks in the pottery community. Humbling.
Joe and Jere and the trusty crowbar and chisel
Unloading the bricks was a snap this time with a crew led by the mother duo of..