Otto Makes Pottery

dripping microvases

A few weeks ago, Alli’s mother requested that I try making some small vases which she could use for making small flower arrangements. Always happy to accept a pottery challenge, I sat down and threw a dozen little vases. For the most part, it went well. There were a few little vases that got all […]

Otto Makes Photography

Shooting the Moon

The other night I stepped out to the dock to put away some paddles that the boys had forgotten in their enthusiasm to go to dinner with Walker’s dad… and thirty seconds later came running back into the house because I had to try and get a shot of the moon rising over the bay. […]


month one

About a month ago I quit my job and decided to try and make a living entirely on the internet. Here’s a quick update on how that project is going. Stress: Mostly nonexistent.  Well, you know, other than the constant background radiation of COVID and Trump and the sort of anxieties about how to find […]