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Vintage spokeshave refurb - Part 1

I bought an old Stanley No. 51 spokeshave from a used tool dealer a few months ago. The tool needed work to get it in usable condition, and step one was to remove the thick coating of rust and grime from the metal surfaces. 658 more words

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Mindful Eating: Aligning With Sustenance

I’m fed up.  I’m fed up with all the supplements on my counter and in my cupboards that are half full or have a couple of tablets left in them.  323 more words


Rabbet practice

Practicing hand-cutting rabbets with my vintage Stanley No. 78 duplex rabbet plane. Look at those beautiful shavings!

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Like A Moth to Flame

Being an empath, I easily pick up the energy in my environment and then process it in my body.  I live down town Saint Paul so have a lot of environment to process.  78 more words


My New Green Fluorite Sphere

Over the weekend I was gifted two lovely new pagan items by friends, a small white siren sculpture set against a beautiful shell, and a sphere of green crystal. 182 more words


21 Day Well-Being Practice

Tomorrow I begin my 21 day well-being practice.  I have prepared for this experience for the past two weeks.  In times before I have jumped right in without a conscious plan.  2,415 more words


Don't Resist The Resistance

This is what a very wise friend told me a couple of weeks ago:  Don’t resist the resistance.  I was telling her about some resistance I was struggling with due to some challenging symptoms of menopause.   194 more words