Category Archives: Family

Super Cat! Trump Coffee! Ransom Note Art Pots! Lisa Prank Pins!

It’s been two months since my last post here at Wallypots.com, and I’ve got a ton of new items to show you! Fresh out of the kiln this week is my latest cat bowl: “Super Cat”. It measures five inches … Continue reading

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2014 Holiday Custom Order Wrap-Up

We’ve done literally hundreds of custom orders over the past twenty years here at Wallyworld, and I’ve developed an odd ritual for getting these orders completed during the holiday season. What I do is tell all the customers that their … Continue reading

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A New Mug, A New Bowl And A New Broken Arm!

Unfortunately, that headline is not a joke. Last weekend I tripped on a poorly designed speed bump in a cross walk and I managed to fracture my humorous bone in four places.  On Thursday I had two hours of surgery … Continue reading

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“You gotta read this interview!”

This picture has a great story.  Way back in 1991, we lived in Los Angeles and my daughters, Robin and Monica were two years old and six months.  It was December, we were shipping pots like mad for the holidays … Continue reading

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It’s a wrap! Now you can see my new video.

Last November I started making a video for my daughter’s middle school English class.  Monica is teaching 7th and 8th graders in Phoenix, AZ and they are reading Linda Sue Park’s Newbery award winning book, “A Single Shard.” It’s a … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, Teacher’s, Dad’s and Grad’s Gifts

We’re loading up the kiln this week with lots of pots aimed at the upcoming “appreciation holidays”: Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and the graduation season.  Here’s a rundown of our top gift items for these celebrations.  I highly recommend visiting … Continue reading

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What if they had an election and Mercury went into retrograde?!!!

Here at the Wallyware headquarters, we are always searching for new niche markets to cater to.  Over the past few years, Robin (my oldest daughter) has helped me appreciate the wild and wacky world of astrology and tarot cards.  I … Continue reading

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Inspired by Rush, trash and the Dalai Lama.

It’s always a thrill to see your heroes in person, and last weekend I was able to see one of mine: filmmaker/author/actor John Waters. He gave an inspiring talk about his life and career at The Rocky Mountain College of … Continue reading

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The Song Dynasty Climbing Dragon Kiln

Over the holidays, I had a five week break from making pottery because our family took an amazing trip to Asia.  Monica is spending her junior year in college in the PacRim program at the University of Puget Sound. She … Continue reading

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The Mt. Saint Helens vocano ash mug

Here’s a new mug handle design that is actually an old mug handle design.  I used to make a lot of these “loop mugs” when I first started making pottery for a living back in 1978.  It’s got a really … Continue reading

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