SUMMARY: Ed Wilson talks about an absence of conversation
This is something I have been observing for quite some time – no one seems to talk anymore. I see young people on the train with little white plastic ear buds inserted. Their heads nod in apparent agreement to some unheard conversation as if their music machines telepathically transmitted their thoughts at ultrasonic frequencies.
If you have friended me on Facebook, you know that I recently spent a week in the Great Smokey Mountains attending a woodworking school. The class was taught by a guy who has more than 30 years experience making fine furniture, and more than 20 years experience teaching woodworking. Continue reading
Yesterday was labor day in the United States, and many people had the day off (including yours truly). I spent the day in my wood working shop practicing making hand cut dovetails. Because Americans do not have the amount of time off from work as people in Europe do, we tend to prepare for our days off Continue reading