Category Archives: Spinning & Weaving

Eager Weavers, Whose Fingers, Quick With Talent, Perpetrate Feats of Artistry

Lustrous green Pewabic Pottery tile floors. Green-painted walls bordered with white stripes. Leaded art glass windows and doors. Recessed ceiling lights with silver-and-turquoise painted accents. The lobby of the former Kingswood School for Girls at Cranbrook — the unique educational … Continue reading

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Help Take Care of Creation on the 160 Emerald-Green Acres of Shepherd’s Corner

While my Ireland traveling companions pooh-poohed our quick stop at Kildare Village’s chic outlet boutiques over cups of Starbucks, I made tracks for Cath Kidston. Minutes later, I emerged victorious with a shopping bag loaded with choice selections. Back on … Continue reading

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Young’s Jersey Dairy Packed in the People for “A Wool Gathering”

My fun-filled Fall began with something I’ve wanted to accomplish for years – a trip to Young’s Jersey Dairy in Yellow Springs for the 18th Annual Wool Gathering.  And gather people did, packing the parking lots and neighboring fields for … Continue reading

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Irish Marc and the Newest Members of His Funky Bunch Spent Six July Days in Dublin, Ireland

“You Are Invited to Ireland,” a US Airways Magazine article proclaimed while I was aloft to Boston last October. With a photograph of a gorgeous vista of the Cliffs of Moher and enticing details about The Gathering, a year-long celebration … Continue reading

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Save Historic Zoar, “A Sanctuary from Evil” in Tuscarawas County

Ten years ago, I was sifting through hundreds of boxes of manuscripts and photographs at the Ohio Historical Society’s Archives/Library. For three months, I reprocessed The Society of Separatists of Zoar Records (MSS 110) and the Jack and Pat Adamson Collection … Continue reading

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