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Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge

“It takes wisdom to build a house, and understanding to set it on a firm foundation; It takes knowledge to furnish its rooms with fine furniture and beautiful draperies.” Proverbs 24:3-4 from “The Message” It has often been said that … Continue reading

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Current Status and Future Plans

In a previous post I had noted that my wife and I were planning to build a retirement home in the town of Knox, Maine in the not too distant future.  Building a retirement home does not, however, mean that … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans…

It’s true!  The best laid plans don’t always turn out as expected.  As the economy continued to lag three years ago, I put my woodworking business into a state of ‘hibernation’ (see ‘Woodworking and Hibernation’) and invested a considerable amount … Continue reading

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Hibernation Ends!

Quality furniture is always a good investment, but in uncertain economic times most people choose to defer purchases, including furniture.  In the Spring of 2011 the impact of deferred spending on my woodworking business was significant enough that I decided … Continue reading

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The “Shape of Things To Come” or the “Shape of Things Past?”

In 1977 Triumph introduced their wedge-shaped TR7 car.  It was advertised as “The Shape of Things to Come.” The shape was considered very futuristic – though few cars on the road today have actually taken this shape.  At about the … Continue reading

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