Friday, September 30, 2016


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Playing with my new watercolor app. It kind of makes me mad as I've always wanted to be able to paint like this, but I have never been able to work this loosely. Damn computer program...

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Throw Back Thursday

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Throw back Thursday to 2006 and one of my trips to the John C. Campbell Folk School and a tree to basket workshop with Steve and JoAnn Kelly Catsos. Steve split a black ash log into billets and we pounded and pounded and pounded some more to make splints to weave into our baskets. It was a lot of work, but definitely worth the experience.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Throw Back Thursday - Kwikies

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These are the "corn dogs" I grew up eating. I had no idea those horrible cornmeal caked things with mustard were what the world called a corn dog. These are Kwikies. They were originally from a place called Dairy Pride in Mexico, MO. I guess they might have been cornmeal based, but the coating was a thin layer of deep fried batter that was then dipped in sweet and spicy BBQ sauce. They also always came in one of those little red-plaid paper boats (I don't know what this paper towel tomfoolery is about). This was one of those places your dad would take you to eat.

Apparently you can get them again at the miniature golf course in town, but I have yet to remember to stop by to try them (the paper towel is still throwing me off).