Community working with hands

Community working with hands

College learning Even in college, those many years ago now, there was a community of makers, farmers, doers. Those communities have been in place for centuries in one way or another. There was a community of people working with their hands that I was drawn to. It...
Celebrating accomplishments

Celebrating accomplishments

This week I am celebrating accomplishments of my first vending experience at the Belfast Hook In by 207 Creatives.   Managing fears has been something that has come up from time to time in my life. Last weekend was one of them, and I made it through without a...
Nature is a wonderous thing

Nature is a wonderous thing

Nature is surely a wondrous thing. I witness it right outside my window daily. As I went outside to feed the birds I noticed the tom turkey in all of his finest regalia. His head, for example, is a brilliant blue right now. He seems to have a new red orb under his...
So many unfinished projects

So many unfinished projects

Someone might argue that I have a problem finishing projects. The truth is, there are just so many fun things to hook, that I am anxious to move on to another project before my first one is finished. There is some method to my madness here- if I put down one project...
“String too short to be saved”

“String too short to be saved”

The title of this book resonates with me in so many ways. Donald Hall, if you don’t already know him, is a poet now living in CT who wrote about life in New England. He once found, at his grandparents farm, a jar marked; “string too short to be...

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