Author Archives: Claire Haye

Work

Work I have been working very hard. In the last six months I finished a 7 foot soft sculpture, completed and installed a 5’ x 7’ ceramic mural, put together a three figure life size ceramic piece that I had not touched in…

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Birthdays etc.

  I am one those people who remembers other people’s birthday. Are you? I never thought that my memory would become so crowded with the birthdays of people that I loved and admired that have passed on. Adding to the congestion.  I often…

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Careful

In the introduction to my book, I said, “I have a lingering hope for a last romance.” In 2015, a collector (shall we say a gentleman) called me about a broken ceramic sculpture and I suggested that I repair it and use the…

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Small town people I slightly knew dying

For Elaine Sutton and Lee Driver  The colors of my world seem to be fading Deaths of people I hardly knew seen from the corner of my eye for Decades Yes, I barely spoke with them I never stopped and said words –meaningful…

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Holiday fare and unfair.

Holiday fare and unfair. The big meal is coming!!! A few words about holiday food: What should I eat? The short answer: Anything you feel like! The long answer: Your human digestive system is built to handle an amazing variety of foods, however,…

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Holiday fare and unfair.

Holiday fare and unfair. The big meal is coming!!! A few words about holiday food: What should I eat? The short answer: Anything you feel like! The long answer: Your human digestive system is built to handle an amazing variety of foods, however,…

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showing up in surprising ways

Showing up for others   I woke up this morning needing to write a short note to say how appreciative I am of several friends who have been faced with major health challenges. Another of the trials of the aging process is not…

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20 years ….20 years more?

I am celebrating 20 years in business in  Arroyo Seco. Should I try for 20 years more?!? On Wednesday August 3, 2017 my gallery opened her doors and began her 21st year in business. I started my space with little fanfare and I have…

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Planned or Unplanned Obsolescence.

Planned or Unplanned Obsolescence. On a Saturday in April, my refrigerator broke down. First we noticed that suddenly there was a puddle of water in the ice cube bin and that the frozen artichokes hearts that I had been saving for a great…

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Fear of trickle down marginalization

Fear of trickle down marginalization Woman already are disproportionally paid for their skills and therefore receive lower social security benefits. Women age 65 and older are much more likely to be poor than their male counterparts—and older, minority, and unmarried women are at…

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