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Random Thoughts that don’t fit anywhere

Contrast

The machines in the wood shop stand silently as I walk around turning knobs, measuring distances, and locking clamps.  Then the check list, safety glasses, hearing protection, dust mask … Switch on the noise, dust collector and the saw.  From … Continue reading

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Selling Stuff

From time to time people will look at some of my marquetry work and say something like, “You could sell these.”  Yes I could, but I don’t.  I have thought from time to time of doing some kind of home … Continue reading

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Working

I started working when I was twelve.  It was just a weekly lawn/garden job for Mrs. Beaty, the elderly lady who lived next door, but she paid cash each week.  Sometimes I got as much as four dollars for a … Continue reading

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Men Only?

It was the fall of 2005 when I took a beginning quilting class.  At the time there were few men interested in quilting.  Heather was taking classes and making quilts.  She’s done a number of art quilts and wall hangings.  … Continue reading

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