I've been able to make several trips to work on Serendipity, and each time Kazuki surprises me with all the work he's done. It's looking great!
My son Ryland Sweigard's drone photo of Serendipity.
Love my log pillows.
Bought a small gas kiln and pugmill.
Side view of the ceramics studio in the summer.
Surrounding landscape down the hill from Serendipity.
I'm planning on making this area the glaze room.
Kazuki's lawn mowers.
Massive improvement over the original toilet.
Enclosing toilet room and shower.
Gorgeous rooster strutting his stuff. Had to keep the door closed, or he'd walk into the kitchen!
A lot of people ask me when we're opening. My response is, "When it's Ready". I have no idea when that will be. Each time I'm there, I see excited progress, and get new ideas. I hope to open the ceramics studio first. Folks can stay in Unzen, and make ceramic work at Serendipity, a 10 minute scenic ride away. Kazuki has a small bus/large van, to transport folks.
I want to thank all the people that have helped us create this future art center.
I can't express my gratitude enough for Kazuki! My dear tomadachi - friend. This art center is truly: