The rains are coming.

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The rains are coming.

One part of the shop that we have always enjoyed is the natural wonders element that we present.  Foraging, and in particular mushroom hunting, has long been on of my favorite pastimes.  Is it the way that picking your own food makes it taste better, like in your garden?  Or is it the knowledge that the kind of mushrooms we generally hunt for have a very specific time and condition in which they fruit?  Is it simply the scarcity of the limited harvest?  Or is the amount of hard work and experience that inflates their value?  My best guess is...

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Why glass?

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Why glass?

When I first picked up a rod of glass and prepared to put it into the flame of course I was apprehensive.  However in my typical fashion the apprehension was completely overwhelmed by my enthusiasm to get in there and melt some glass!  Wow, was that an amazing moment.  It was immersive.  Immersive like jumping into the trinity river before...

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