American Road Trip (Part IV): Passionate handworking

We met people enjoying, relishing, yea, even thriving, doing work with their hands.  There’s something pleasantly appealing about people who work slowly, steadily and are rewarded with a visually stunning piece of handiwork.  We met several such artisans this summer as we crossed the country.  Some had small craft shops, some were simple hobbyists and… Read More American Road Trip (Part IV): Passionate handworking

art museum. toddler. security guard with acute apprehension.

I didn’t grow up frequenting art museums.  For one, there weren’t that many in our local area (various African cities).  For another, if they weren’t free, I’m sure my parents weren’t going to fork over the cash for five kids to run down the halls, screaming to see how loud it would echo.  Last month… Read More art museum. toddler. security guard with acute apprehension.