“Writing is hard work. A clear sentence is no accident. Very few sentences come out right the first time, or even the third time. Remember this in moments of despair. If you find that writing is hard, it’s because it is hard.” -William Zinsser, ‘On Writing Well’
Last week I finished setting up and stringing my guitar for the first time. I have to be honest, as I was loading tension onto those first few strings I held my breath, but when I brought everything up to pitch I was delighted at the first sounds I heard. No. More than delighted. It’s… Continue reading A thing is never done.
Like the guitar I’ve just completed the nail cabinet I’ve been building is one of those projects I could envision sitting partially finished for a long time if I didn’t just take the time to follow through. Our fall schedule is filling up and I have a few projects on the horizon so this week I decided… Continue reading They’re not all perfect, but they all run smoothly
I have a strong aversion to watching myself on video. None the less, here I am trying to squeeze a year’s worth of work and reflection into just under seven minutes. I talk a lot in any given week, but I promise I don’t really talk this fast in real life. This is the presentation I… Continue reading Moving pictures
There are still a few slots left to reserve a size in the first run of t-shirts. I’m placing the order today (Aug. 24, 2016) at 5pm EDT. If you want to make sure you get the size you want, please follow the instructions here. TO ORDER
No offense to the “stand and look at the camera” crowd, but this is better. There are all sorts of great things I could say about this, but the one thing I really value about what Joshua is trying to do here is that the commentary is reflective and not didactic. I’m excited about this… Continue reading A different perspective
I was just scouring the local Craigslist today and saw this monster. Something within me was appalled. Something else within me really wants this, partly because I want to make it right. At nearly 12″ thick you could almost make two bench tops out of that one. If the price was right and I… Continue reading The things you find on Craigslist…