Tag: diy

Post #3283: Seasonal Food Storage

Earlier this week I wrote a rather long-winded email to a friend on the subject of seasonal food storage, which I’ve adapted some of here. It’s canning season after all, the time of year when many of us think about filling our larder. I… Continue Reading “Post #3283: Seasonal Food Storage”

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Post #3282: You can’t always get what you want

So far it’s been a summer of not getting what I want. Or what I think I want. First of all – the sellers turned away from our offer on the lodge we want to buy for an artist residency project and then, the… Continue Reading “Post #3282: You can’t always get what you want”

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Post 3271: Tolerations

One thing my friend Jill Margo, talks about in her workshops for creatives is tolerations. That is, the small (or large) things we tolerate in our lives rather than fixing them. She asks us to examine the things we are tolerating and ask, is… Continue Reading “Post 3271: Tolerations”

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Post #3199: Loom Tales

I bought a new loom this month. You can see her above – she’s a Berga Savonia countermarch, made by a Finnish company called Varpapuu. From what I can tell, the company went out of business long before the Internet existed (instructions kicking around… Continue Reading “Post #3199: Loom Tales”

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Post #3192: Sewing through the spring

I took last week off work, which meant I took ten days off from sitting in front of my computer in any kind of concentrated way. Of course I scrolled social media using my phone, opened up the laptop to take my online yoga… Continue Reading “Post #3192: Sewing through the spring”

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