Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
MOFGA Common Ground Fair Poster

the Hatchtown online shop is a success

line drawing: elevation view of a classic Lady Ann "Victorian silk spindle"

  Whew! We finally took the plunge and installed what they call an “e-commerce solution.” Pam noticed that our good friend and entrepreneur extraordinaire Michele Michael had used something called Big Cartel to connect an online shop cum shopping cart to her website Elephant Ceramics.

Well, we launched our Shop a week or so ago and all went very well! TaDAAA! Each of the        [….read more]

CSA Fair

here I am at the CSA fair

This was a really cool statewide event that was organized with the help of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. There were venues spotted around all over the state and when I saw that there was going to be one very close by, I leaped at the chance to get involved. I packed up a bunch        [….read more]

Losing Lauri (to the PC)

Today was my last haircut with Lauri B. She’s closing her shop and joining the Peace Corps. It’s wonderful that she can do this, but I’m missing her already. It’s going to be interesting trying to find another person who can deal with my locks the way she has for so many years. But maybe change will be good… Hopefully, I’ll find someone in Portland        [….read more]