Spending time in the forest helps to clear my head, and I come back
to “my studio” energized and ready to focus on the many projects that I
As I don’t yet have a heated workshop outside for such tasks as cleaning and drilling gourds, hammering copper for bracelets and lamp stands, I get to work when the sun is shining in the warmest part of the winter day, and work in the warmth of the southern side of my house.
I didn’t want to be outside in the cold windy, winter weather like my first year of basket making, so before the cold weather hit this year I scurried around the forest harvesting dry pine needles to have in stock for basket making over the winter.
… I see a heated outside work shop in my near future!