Mar 022019
 

Anyone who knows my wife or who has read the blog for very long is well aware that Miss Terry loves the fiber arts. Spinning, weaving, crocheting, or knitting, she’s never happier than when she has her hands on wool, silk, or any other fiber. So when readers told us about the Mora Valley Spinning […]

Jan 022018
 

In the early days of 16th Century Europe, the New World was more myth than reality. Maps of the day showed the Americas as “terra incognita”, a vague landmass of undetermined size populated by sub-humans. Many maps included wildly imaginative drawings of sea serpents attacking ships and devouring unlucky sailors who ventured too far into […]

May 312012
 

At 7 a.m. yesterday morning the clown parked next to us in a Fleetwood diesel pusher started his engine and let it run for two full hours while he opened and slammed his bay doors, unhooked his campground utilities, had a long loud telephone conversation in the narrow space between our two motorhomes, and finally […]