I have found a new passion. I am in love with ceramics. I can’t get enough. I do extra projects at home just to try my hand at a new form. After my introduction to hand building ceramics about three months ago, I knew that I had found a new obsession that will forever be… Continue reading I, the Ceramateur
“V’s Nuts” is an Original Clay Sculpture by Amber R. Maddox 💘 First Coil Piece for Ceramics Hand-building 1 Assignment: Fertility Ritual Vase In the Greenware state- barely leather hard. Can’t wait to fire this baby up and glaze it! In progress… more to come 💋
from me to you. It seems that the only time that I want to talk to you is when my life is awry and I need the open ear of no one and everyone all at once. I am a mess. Do I tell you that I have been trying to find the right anti-anxiety medication… Continue reading Dear Stranger, apologies
It has been so long since I’ve written that it feels like I have lived a hundred lives & changed a thousand times. My opinions on life and love and hate and drugs and mental illness and sanity and God and the universe and my past and my future all seem to ebb and flow unruly… Continue reading I am new.
Why do we knowingly make self-defeating decisions? Is it the comfort in the disappointment? That old familiar friend, self-hate waiting within our ear to whisper, “Why not? You know you want to. You might as well. You are already thinking it.” So you do. Acting as though you are more clever than poor choices, while you… Continue reading Bad Choices
We spoke today for the first time since we parted ways. Your voice sounded smooth- rich and velvety as it always has- but it sounded younger today. Your deep, southern drawl and slow pace of speech made the words bend and last forever. Oh, how I’ve missed your voice. I miss the comfort within each… Continue reading On Speaking Terms
You have to go alone. No one will be with you through all of the trials. No one can fight your battles and win your victories. No one could ever complete it the way that you will. Many will pass by like glimpses through your peripheral. Many will accompany and guide you along the way… Continue reading The Journey