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Reflections on a 2013 Holiday Season

Saturday, 18 January 2014 15:17 Written by James Sankowski

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As we enter the year 2014 and the 39th year of Ballston Lake Pottery, ( Can you believe that it’s been that long?), I want to post some of the photos from my recent Holiday Sale and Christmas Season.


The season between my pre-Thanksgiving Sale and Christmas this year was condensed and interspersed with a number of weather events. It was a challenging time for me in filling everyone’s order requests and making sure that the shop had a good selection of work on hand.
I’m glad to say this season went well, and customers seemed pleased with the work they found here. I’ve posted a number of photos below that tell this past season’s story in a visual order of events.
I thank all who helped support my business this past year. I wish you well in 2014 and look forward to seeing you again.

Sincerely,
Jim Sankowski

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Finishing up lamps for my Holiday Sale, my 1st selfieHighway Holiday Sale PromotionThe showroom is all ready for my SaleHere they come. Customers start arriving for the sale.Customers line up awaiting for the Holiday Sale to begin.Florence & Cheryl are filled with joy that the sale has begun!Shop Christmas window.  All ready for the seasonThe First big storm of the season arrivesGot to dig out the kiln building for the year's last firingThe kiln is all loaded and ready for the year's last firingOh, what a beautiful morning.  What a great day to fire a kilnThe last crop of pots for the year are completedShowroom ready for ChristmasSalud, The year went well.  Thank You!