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Bill

About Bill

I love working with clay. I love building when it is small, mostly handcrafted and beautiful. I love to imagine, create, help and teach. I love to communicate through photography and writing. Traveling is great, especially Mexico, and yet, I love the place I live. Most of all, I love my family.
A SPICY POSOLE OF ALL THINGS CANELO. NEWS OF THE CANELO PROJECT AND THE HANDCRAFTED BUILDING MOVEMENT; ATHENA AND BILL STEEN AND THE STEEN FAMILY; TALES AND IMAGERY FROM THE U.S./MEXICAN BORDER; DISPATCHES FROM INTERNATIONAL FRIENDS: LOCAL FOOD AND MUSIC; IDEAS AND PLANS FOR THE POST PETROLEUM AGE.

France and Camera Thoughts

We’re home in Canelo, 6 pretty hard, but fun weeks on our European tour.  My blogs dropped off after Finland, the pace always seems to get quicker, we work more, especially when we arrive at a place where there is read more »

Posted by Bill at 10:47 am in International, IPhoneography, Photography - Digital Imaging, Travel, Workshops | 19 Comments

Marvelous Mud on the Baltic Sea

Our Finland workshop took place at the edge of the Baltic sea on a small island just outside the center of Helsinki. The location was an old summer estate called Villa Svalvik, which in Finnish means “sage,” or so I read more »

Posted by Bill at 12:44 am in International, Photography - Digital Imaging, Travel, Workshops | 2 Comments

Forests, Forests, Mushrooms, Mushrooms and the Sea

Something very beautiful about the rain in Europe is that it can be raining and you don’t see until you feel it, then you focus and the faint, tiny drops come into focus.  I suppose that must happen in other read more »

Posted by Bill at 12:26 am in International, Photography - Digital Imaging, Travel | 13 Comments

Clay Plaster Workshop in Denmark

We’ve completed our stay and workshop in Denmark and are now in Finland, just outside of Helsinki staying with Irish transplant Paul Lynch, his wife Charlotta and children.  It’s a change, at first glance more modern, similarities to the States, read more »

Posted by Bill at 10:08 am in International, Photography - Digital Imaging, Travel, Workshops | 11 Comments

Welcome to the New Canelo Chronicles via the Rio Sonora

Welcome to our newly redesigned Blog and our website should you decide to have a look there as well, both long overdue for change. Thanks to our friend Anastacia Gutierrez – www.gwiz.biz, web designer par excellent, we have a new read more »

Posted by Bill at 11:37 am in Events, Food, Grupo Danza Xunutzi, International, Mexico, Mexico Environment, Rio Sonora, Travel | 7 Comments