Monthly Archives: October 2018

Quitting time

Both boots have soles now! I wasn’t sure I’d manage to get them on by quitting time (or what time quitting time would be if I insisted on laying soles before I left), but I had both pairs done by … Continue reading

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Good and bad news

The good news is that my husband volunteered to spend last week building new last shelves for me. The bad news is that it required me rearranging my entire shop front and now I’m a week behind on these boots. … Continue reading

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Llama

My husband Dale used one whole week of his two weeks off to build three additional shelves to hold the lasts I sell. I’ve been moving stuff at the shop for three days so there will be room. He’s building … Continue reading

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Rearranging

I’m rearranging today, and I can always tell when my husband has had a part in something around my shop. When I begin to move shelves, realize they’re so immobile that a tornado could blow away my entire shop and … Continue reading

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Reluctant virtue

I told myself I wasn’t allowed to go home until I’d made the waxed ends for hand sewing the welt tomorrow on both pairs of boots. I’m torn between feeling virtuous that they’re done and grumpy because I had to … Continue reading

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It’s a Boot Life

I forgot to announce that my October YouTube video went live this morning.

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Sketching

This is what I do sometimes when I’m supposed to be working. This pair will be for me… someday.

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