TWW is The Warped Woodturner who is a local artist living in a suburb of Springbrook, WI (pop 87). His mission is to use a wood lathe to make interesting but mostly useless objects from locally-sequestered carbon for tourists to bring back to the city to give to people they had to buy something for but don't like that well. His target market is the senior citizens since their vision is not as good as it used to be so cannot see the defects as well.
Tuesday, April 29, 2008
1960 - $7,213,783.78
1970 - $5,503,298.97
1980 - $2,591,359.22
1990 - $1,633,726.09
2000 - $1,240,000.00
What this table shows is it is easier to be a millionaire today but being a millionaire no longer makes you rich. Tell this to your favorite politician the next time you ask them to tax the rich.
Saturday, April 26, 2008
Friday, April 25, 2008
Perhaps as a response to the Age of Global Warming several northern Wisconsin cities have become eco-municipalities and hope to reduce dependence upon fossil fuels. While people in these cities can now feel good about themselves they are missing two of the inconvenient truths of global warming. First , when people own multiple homes they use more fossil fuels. And second, tourists and vacation home owners drive millions of unnecessary miles each year to reach northern Wisconsin. The end result is many extra tons of climate-killing CO2 released into our fragile atmosphere. If Hayward ever decides to become an eco-municipality let’s hope the city puts a billboard at the south end of town saying "Think globally; vacation locally next time".
The next time you hear members of the Anthropogenic (man-made) Global Warming cult preaching how American needs to turn from the wantonness of their way of life, you might ask them how obeying their commandments will impact our local economy.
And here is a link about what happens when people leap without knowing where it will lead:
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Benise listening to the Bose and wondering when her mommy will buy her one if she can ever find her again.
Benise still wondering where her mommy went. She slept here so where is she now?
Benise thought her mommy may have taken a walk on Shirley's Way.
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Saturday, April 12, 2008
The bowl seen in the picture above is red pine with lots of fungi in it. It will be perfect when we seal the fungi into the wood with shellac so it does not rub off on the popcorn. Notice how sexy the bottom is.
Thursday, April 10, 2008
Monday, April 07, 2008
It is almost warm enough to start on the wood for next year. Watching the log pile get smaller is definitely a life enriching experience.
Friday, April 04, 2008
Wednesday, April 02, 2008
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