shepherd Linda Doane

13: Linda Doane, Shepherd of Shetlands

Linda Doane is a national treasure in the shepherding world. After sampling some imported Shetland fleeces, she decided she had to have a flock of her own. The problem? No one was raising this breed in the United States. Working with a Canadian partner, Linda and her husband Tut imported the first flock of Shetland […]

Sarahs knitting

Knitting Notes – February 2018

If you’ve been watching the YouTube channel for a while, you know that I don’t have a regular segment for knitting projects (this is a craft blog, not a knitting show). But, having recently finished Rick’s sweater, I wanted to share the final garment and update you on my next big project: a pullover that […]

Ben DeFlorio

12: Ben DeFlorio, Photographer

Ben DeFlorio is a self-trained photographer who grew up in central Vermont. Although he slid into a career as a photographer gradually, Ben has honed his craft and his personal style over the past five years, and is now in high demand for weddings, senior and professional portraits, as well as documentary and journalism photography. […]

Mossarium Tutorial

Make your own mossarium!

Bring a little green indoors with your own mossarium! This simple and inexpensive project is fun to do on your own, with friends, or with your kids. Jessamyn demonstrates step-by-step what you’ll need to assemble your own mossarium using found objects and collected moss. She also shares tips for keeping your moss happy and healthy. […]

Jessamyn West

11: Jessamyn West, Moss enthusiast

Librarian Jessamyn West is many things: a community technologist, an author, a sought-after speaker for library and technology conferences, a university instructor. In other words, she helps people use technology to access information and solve problems. In this episode, we discuss Jessamyn’s offline hobbies: taking walks in the woods, collecting moss for mossariums, and exploring […]