Friday Brief: Wood Carving and Links

I got invited to a wood carving class in Gloucester Massachusetts this week and it reminded me how important it is to create and work with your hands. I watched four students (including my mom) disappear into a state of relaxed focus - the “zone” - and it made me pine for being there. Making it to that place is so important. Here’s to getting there this weekend and finding some productive peace and focus in a busy world.

The last umbrella repair shop in Paris - NPR

Inside the Danner Boot Factory - ACL

New wool mill in Minnesota will be second largest in U.S. -  Prairie Business 

How will Made in America fair in 2014 - Huffington Post 

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