Time Lapse Video of Felting Process

A two and a half minute time lapse video of the process of making a felted roadrunner. Continue reading Time Lapse Video of Felting Process

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Book Review: The Art of Loading Brush

Berry writes relentlessly about particularity and locality in the broadest, least informative way possible. The best sections are about specific farmers and ecologists he has known and admires, who have worked particular plots of land or investigated specific practices, such as farming with trees or replacing standard wheat fields with perennial grains. Write more on that and less on those wicked, greedy, mean industrialists who want nothing but to rape and pillage the countryside, filling the streams with toxins and the air with poison! Continue reading Book Review: The Art of Loading Brush

Book Review: The Fourth Turning

Strauss and Howe argue for the importance of the saeculum — a natural century of roughly 80-100 years — as a unit of historical time. They argue that societies tend to take on a large scale historical rhythm defined by distinct generational moods, that can be described through seasons and archetypes. Each “season” lasts roughly 20 – 25 years, and has a characteristic mood, overlaying this pattern onto 600 years of Anglo-American history. Continue reading Book Review: The Fourth Turning