It was a bright, cold day in April

“The history of storytelling isn’t one of simply entertaining the masses but of also advising, instructing, challenging the status quo.” —Therese Fowler As a trained historian I am supposed to be used to telling stories, or at least interpretations of the evidence in a logical yet pleasing narrative.  I must admit however that I have been …read in detail

So You’ve Heard of a Lazy Sunday, How About a Lazy Week?

In this week’s blog, I thought it might be interesting to take you on a journey through my week in woodworking.  The only problem with doing that is that it was a completely unproductive week – we think it has to do with the fact that we were talking unionizing and the ‘Man‘ just cut …read in detail

Yuz got skillz

I was a strange kid.  When I was in high school in the mid-nineties my peers were interested in watching Married with Children and playing on their PS1s.  (I was still slumming it with my NES.)  Sure I was happy to watch an episode of Married with Children; but if I flipped across PBS and …read in detail