Entries by Teal Rowe

Haiku on Choice

One piece of paper.    Eagle, power, though one wing.  Flip side, a full hawk.


The sun is in the astrological sign of Gemini, the twins.  Ruling planet, Mercury, element, Air. When I needed to write high school papers I never really quite knew how to go about it.  I had an editor in the house, so it made things convenient if and when I played my cards right. A […]

Walking the Bull

Today the blue sky jerked me out the door as if it had grabbed a ring in my nose, it pulled me up the hill in a hurry.   The mustard had grown taller than me, a monarch butterfly led, the lizards scrambled as I crossed their loosely kept thresholds. Slow Breath Realize The beauty […]


April 19, 8:56 p.m. (Pacific time)  through May 20, 7:59 p.m. the sun will be in the astrological sign of Taurus.  This earth sign is symbolized by the bull and ruled by the planet Venus. Watch a bull:  Four feet.  Planted.  Firmly.  I see them watching, chewing, slow and methodical.  No rush no worry.

Glass Update

If you are looking for Glass: Ventura area…….The Ventura Museum is now carrying glass bead earrings, blown vessels, and solid core sculpture….and these little gifty numbers: Ojai area….Karin at Calais & Co has glass bead earrings. All made with fire, sand……and Teal Rowe’s hands. In the world?  Contact me for sales teal@tealrowe.com. The reinforcement of your sales have been supporting the […]

Tale for an Aries

Happy Spring! This year from March 20 through April 18 the sun is in the astrological sign of Aries. The symbol representing Aries is the ram, its element is fire, its ruling planet is Mars. My brother and I grew up spending our summers with our parents in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California.  Horse […]

Tale for a Pisces

Top of this St. Paddies Day to you! This year from February 18 through March 19 the sun is in the astrological sign of Pisces.   The symbol representing Pisces is two fish swimming opposite directions, its element is water, its ruling planet is Neptune. The following story, told to me by an Irish man about […]


I can’t seem to upload this first part onto blog, so Part 1 is linked to youtube: Link to interview Ron & Emily  And the rest are accessible here: Ron & Emily Thiroux Threatt Interview Part 2 Nick Pacillio Video                               […]

Wearable Art Article in Ventana Monthly

Ventana Monthly News and Entertainment [ currentissue ]   [ pastissues ]   [ info ]   [ digitalissues ]   [ writers’guidelines ] Passion and Fashion A true love of art leads local entrepreneur Mary Trudeau down the road to riches—in high style In Their Element 5 fashion-fueled artists merge form and function in a variety of mediums Snap Into It 12th Annual Nightingale […]


Grandad, Grandma, Mom in the Eel River My grandmother was born on Java, Indonesia.  Our family’s (my mom’s side of the family) celebratory meal was the Rijsttafel, the Dutch word for rice table, which consists of a table full of side dishes to go with rice.  When others were carving turkeys and hams, we were […]