About Me

My mother thought if she named me Ann (without an E) that nobody would nickname me. For the most part, she was right.

I make functional pottery in my garage studio. On the weekend, mostly. Hence the name of this blog.

During the week, I’m a librarian.

When I moved to Florida, I vowed I’d be here 2 years — TOPS.

I’ve now lived here almost 16 years. It grows on you.

If you look at one of those election maps of Florida, Gainesville’s the tiny blue speck in the middle (2008 notwithstanding…)

I’ve lived in 4 southern states — 6 if you count Texas and Florida.

I’m the only child of an only child.

I was born in Iowa.

As I kid I took lessons on the flute, trombone, guitar, and harpsichord. I never really learned how to play any of them.

I did learn to sing.

I was a high school basketball star, and have the pictures to prove it.

Despite holding two art degrees, I suffer from fear of drawing.

I’m addicted to Diet Coke.

I never inhaled. Really.

I don’t color my hair.

I can’t see very well anymore without my glasses, and this annoys me greatly.

I think it would be fun to go to cooking school, but not fun to have a job cooking.

I love to bake.

I make a mean omelet.

I like red wine, but it doesn’t like me (except for Chianti, for some reason.)

I’m a fledgling, but enthusiastic gardener.

Have passport, will travel.

I have my secrets.



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