The Oregonian, the Portland newspaper, published an article and photos about the firing, which you can view at:
and another great article on the artscatter blog:
The opening of the kiln will be Saturday morning. Between now and then I am hoping for some real studio time.
The first hummingbird showed up today....right on the usual date! How do they do that?....and how do they find a tiny feeder in the middle of hundreds of acres of forest lands? This little rufous was battling strong winds and beating rains to use the feeder. Amazing....