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Delivered soup bowls to Carol's today. I will start new ones tomorrow with "Thank You" on then for charities in Prosser. Also finished and started a new painting today. I should post the still lifes. Tomorrow I travel to Othello to get some more clay. Seattle Pottery send me a message that the test cones were sent today so we can sort the native clay temp. I am as excited as a school kid. Also tomorrow I need to mix a batch of cone 8. I think there is only enough Lincoln for one batch but I can get more on Monday. I am planning on adding volcanic ash instead of native clay for color and texture. I hope that works. I should

mix up a really small batch to test.

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