What is Raku?

What is Raku? Raku is a Japanese term which means enjoyment, comfort or pleasure. Around 1550 a Japanese artisan Chojiro of Kyoto, began using this technique in the production of ceramic tea bowls. The technique was considered avante-garde and won favor with the ruling statesman of the time, Toyotomo Hideyoshi. He presented Chojiro with a […]

Hurricane Micheal

On October 10, 2018, Panama City was struck by a category 4 hurricane, Micheal. With sustained winds of almost 90 mph and gusts of over 120 mph, the storm devastated the area. 47 Floridians lost their lives to the storm, 3 million acres of timber were leveled and property losses are over 5 billion dollars. […]