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Thumb drum

I am embarrassed to admit that I don’t remember where I bought this little palm-sized drum. South Africa? Papua New Guinea? I have many of these crudely carved objects from my travels, because I was on a low budget, and … Continue reading

A macro lens – from spare parts

The surface of the nut shown here is about 3/4″ – that crack is less than a millimeter. While reading about macro lenses and trying to decide what to buy, I saw a forum comment that you could put two … Continue reading

Splitting Wood

Of all the jobs I do on the farm, splitting wood is my very favorite. I learned how to split wood more than a year ago, and the lessons served me as well as a Buddhist retreat. Splitting wood is … Continue reading