A few days ago Maeryn wanted to get the pottery wheel out of the bench in the kitchen, where we store games and art supplies that aren't used all that often. She had already constructed a toilet paper scarf for herself, and removed most of her clothing. She's incredibly spirited, spunky, creative, and energetic.
She had never thrown a pot before, and Jonah had lost interest about a year ago, so the wheel was stored along with about a pound of clay: unused.
I was hesitant to get it out.
Pottery... well... it's messy!
But I had forgotten...
It is also beautiful: