Sammy is my nearly 3-year old monster. He’s a doberman/shepherd/lab mix that I rescued from the amazing Doberman Rescue of Minnesota group. I’ve never had a dog with a tail before nor have I had to tail proof a house. Man, that thing has a mind of its own. Sammy enjoys long walks, cheese, and … More Oh, Sammy
I decided to take up woodworking just as my colleagues at Wood Magazine were recruiting volunteers for the annual #WeekendWithWood event. Given that I’m starting at zero when it comes to woodworking, I thought it would be an excellent weekend activity. By the end of the event, I had been dubbed 2017’s Woodworker of the … More 0 to 100
Many moons ago, my Grandpa, Grampy, handcrafted a toy box for me in which I placed my greatest treasures. Mostly stuffed animals and my prized record player; I can’t tell you how many times I played Cyndi Lauper’s “She’s So Unusual” and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” albums. But I digress (it’ll happen often, bear with me). … More Why Big Red?