GLAM 2013 in review

If you’re viewing this in a Reader you might not see the photo album right under this sentence. Come to my site and see it! I promise that there’s no pop-ups begging for you to join my newsletter, no advertising other than pictures of HaldeCraft items on the sidebar, and …

Like to shop local?

I made some mugs for Broken Shelves Books & Art here in Gainesville Florida (here’s their Facebook page). These are ginormous 16-ounce mugs with the Broken Shelves logo on them. Find them locally at Broken Shelves (in the Sun Center behind the Hipp downtown, Gainesville, Florida) or give them a …

Giving back/paying it forward

I’ve never had the kind of money set aside where I could do random large donations to charities or non-profits that represent something I believe in, so to offset that lack I’ve always tried to be generous with my time. I’ve volunteered at many organizations here and there throughout the …

Tropical Storm Andrea

I thought it was a joke when someone mentioned a tropical storm coming our way last week. After all, didn’t hurricane season just start on the 1st? How could have have a TS already, by the 3rd? Go home, Mother Nature! You’re drunk! True enough, though, we did have one, …

Broken Shelves

As stressful some weeks as squeezing in two social knitting events was, now that I’m not meeting anyone, at all, ever, for anything, I’ve been feeling rather unsocialized – working at home does have a few drawbacks, and lack of human interaction is one of them. Don’t get me wrong, …