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On selling

This weekend (Dec 11-13) is the second half of Thurman Street Studios’ holiday open studio and sale. The first weekend went pretty well–lots of visitors, including visits from friends I hadn’t seen for a while. I sold some pieces, which … Continue reading


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Before and after

On Saturday, Lisa and I moved into our new studio. It’s so nice! We painted two walls a beautiful teal color, and decked it out with lights and shelves from Ikea. Still need to build a couple of work tables, … Continue reading

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Why Volvox?

On my website, I talk a little about Volvox aureus, and why I named the site after these colonial microorganisms, but this morning in the shower (where I do all my best thinking), I was giving it more thought. Decided … Continue reading

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On becoming a (very) small business owner.

VolvoxAureus recently became Volvox Pottery LLC. Yep, I decided to register Volvox as a business. My reasons for registering Volvox were mostly financial. Now that I’m paying studio rent, I can write off the expense if it’s for a business … Continue reading

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Welcome to VolvoxAureus

Introductory posts are always hard and awkward. I want to write about who I am and what this blog is about, but you can learn who I am from reading my website (or more likely you already know me, which … Continue reading

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