We took the Space Shuttle up to Penland yesterday for their 4th of July parade and fireworks show. I’m pretty sure we won an award but I never bothered to find out which one. With @nsmoen @mollyspadone @gabeaucott @dan____g #adventure #4thofjuly #penland #penlandschoolofcrafts #miata #spaceshuttle #artcar #art #apesindpace #adventureofalifetime #community

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I’ve been feeling really unsettled and overwhelmed since I got back from Australia. Between the time change, culture shock, and dealing with 3 months of unattended things in my life, it’s made for a slow and anxious reacclimation to America. So yesterday I decided to say to hell with all the madness and spent the day cutting wood. It’s amazing what a best friend, a old red work truck, a couple of cold ones, a log splitter, and a chainsaw can do for your head. Some people do yoga, some people go on a hike, but the best thing for me is an honest days work and the good kinda tired after making a mountain of firewood. Labor is my meditation, the world is my gym, and working with my hands is the antidote to this crazy world. #ceramics #woodpile #woodfire #woodkiln #woodfired

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One of the many highlights and awesome images from our ridiculous photo shoot with World Famous Frank Bott. For anyone who doesn’t know, my friends turned my #miata into a space shuttle when I was in Australia without telling me. I’m going with it. I know have an art car. #artcar #spaceshuttle #apesindpace

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After a 30 hour travel day, I’m finally home and still keeping the Australian vibe alive in America with this guy @gabeaucott . Drinking Fosters (which is basically a fake Australian beer that feels like a trick played on Anericans) in the parking lot of the Kangaroo station in South Carolina. #adventure #itsgoodtobehome #home #australianadventure

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Coming home with some serious luggage. After two and a half months of working in Australia it’s hard to not want to bring it all back with you. I didn’t fit it all but I did manage to get a fair bit in my 4 check bags, 1 carry-on, and 1 personal item. #adventure #thegreatinternationalpotteryschlep #travel #potterytour #potteryadventure #discovery

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Classic shot of Team America and The Decider Rob Barron after our epic finals showdown against team Russia in the tug-a-war competition during the Clay Olympics at On the Edge of the Shelf International Woodfire Conference in Australia. With @teadubpottery @dustinfowlerceramics @zaindalain #adventure #teamamerica #ontheedgeoftheshelf #ceramics #clayolympics #community #joshcopus #clay

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