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It’s a Boot Life

Here’s a link to my YouTube video for October. It’s a Boot Life

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One phone call away

Phone at the shop rings and I answer. Caller: Where Am I Going??? Me: Um, I don’t know, where are you going? Turns out he thought I did boot repair and he was asking for directions. For a second there, … Continue reading

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A Good Year for the Roses, completed

They’re finished! I made this pair of boots for myself in 2003, and they’ve been resoled once before already. This time I replaced the foot with red ostrich and chose to go with natural soles and heels and red sole … Continue reading

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A Good Year for the Roses

All I have to do is shape the heel and these old boots will be back in service. The final polish won’t change the look much because the soles and heels are going to be left natural. Did you notice … Continue reading

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“Four Strong Winds”

In the weeks leading up to my daughter Paige’s death, I began to have visions of wings. Every time I put my arm around her back or noticed her shoulders, I saw wings–strong and mottled like the wings of a … Continue reading

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It’s a Boot Life

My YouTube video for September is about my class at the Penland School of Craft. Plus, Morgan gives a talk about the history of spicy foods. It’s a Boot Life, September

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Spring is springing

A beautiful flower garden has sprouted on Mallory’s work bench.

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