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Totally Shameless Plug

My usual readers know that I have been doing my best to lose weight and get stronger since last summer. All my hard work has really paid off. I went from 198 lbs (90kg) to 137lbs (62kg) using two fitness systems. … Continue reading

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New inspiration

I had the good fortune of seeing an incredible collection of turned art last week. The Baltimore Area Turners club was invited to attend a drop-in at the home of Dr’s. Jeff Bernstein and Judy Chernoff to see their collection, … Continue reading

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David Mathias on Inspiration

I was lucky enough to have an email conversation with David Mathias, the author of “Greene & Greene Poems of Wood & Light“. I asked him if he had written anything about inspiration, and he gladly offered to let me … Continue reading

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Have you seen my muse?

Life has a lot of ups and downs, and like a bio-rhythm, different aspects of my life go up or down. When my furniture business is doing well, my book business lags and vise versa.  November is brimming with family birthdays and it is the … Continue reading

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I say, not all germs are bad

I naturally enjoy seeing other furnituremakers’ work, and one thing I have noticed, is that a number of the ones I have been looking at lately are using large curvey legs on tables, stands, and chests. So I have been … Continue reading

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therefore I am….

Why do I stand out in the heat with my chainsaw knowing that my back will be bothering me the rest of the day? Why do I work in shop where I roast in the summer and freeze I the … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Inspiration, what is it? noun- an inspiring or animating action or influence: I cannot write poetry without inspiration. something inspired, as an idea. a result of inspired activity. a thing or person that inspires. Theology- a divine influence directly and … Continue reading

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