I have enjoyed making coffee scoops lately. These are short and sweet compared to many of my projects. They have a beginning, middle, and end without much extra anywhere. In short, they are fun. Left is walnut, the roundest of the scoops. The middle two are hawthorne that my dad cut from the woods in… Read More


Perhaps one of the things I miss most from childhood is the deep-seated belief that everything can be fixed. This picture shows two girls, drawn by the 3-year-old. She tells me that the one on the right has been bitten by a crocodile. According to the story, the girl went into the crocodile’s ocean and… Read More