Category Archives: Character building

On Crutches, and Winning NaNoWriMo

Day 3: Limping Along or Running Full Tilt? It’s not a binary really, NaNoWriMo. You’re never just doing one or the other, but it can feel that way at times. My wife and I are both doing NNWM this year, … Continue reading

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Flag Case Project

Back in September of last year I got involved with a project to supply flag cases to the families and loved ones of fallen US service members. I’ve been slow to get started on the cases for a lot of … Continue reading

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The Jointer

The Jointer: a woodworker’s best friend. Every craft has an essential tool, the device that performs a function that no other can. In woodworking, that tool is the jointer. At least that’s what I learned after spending a few evenings … Continue reading

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