Since the potter’s death, Keppers Pottery and Produce is closed – permanently. Remaining pottery is at Dancing Bird in Cumberland. For produce, please support a local farmer.
Long ago I bought some loopers for a potholder loom – probably before Ken died in 2017. After Ken died I just couldn’t weave; I would sit and stare into space, or cry or weave all uneven. After I knit a bunch of necks for friends, I bought a pin loom and started weaving small squares on a 3’x3″ loom. I have laid them out but haven’t decided on the pattern and how I want …
November 15, 1952, sixty-seven years ago, Ken Keppers entered this world Using his many skills, he created his own world of pottery, produce, beekeeping, black smithing, maple sugaring, tending animals, baking, and so much more Twenty-three months ago he left this world. I think of him every day – several times. And I believe I shall always miss him. And feel deep gratitude for the years we did have
Most years we have a frost in September, warm, sunny days in October, and then a grey month of November before winter arrives. This year September was warm and very wet, October cloudy and rainy and now in November we are experiencing typical December or January weather. The geese pull up their feet and sleep in a group. Here is the view out my window after our first snow!