Tag: clothing


DIY Woolen Cloak with Homemade Wooden Buttons

I show off my homemade wool cloak (for the Reimagined Culture Project, i.e. for Habdur) and describe how I made it.

See also: Princples of Habdur Fashion.

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Principles of Habdur Fashion

homemade wool cloak

For my Reimagined Culture Project—the culture of the ten-acre Realm of Habdur—I need a fashion appropriate to the climate, to the available materials, and to the values and sensibilities of the Habdur people (i.e. me).

To develop it, my foundational principles are:

  • The clothing should be appropriate …
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The Reimagined Culture Project

garden cart

I'm creating a new, fantastical, and real culture.

I recently bought 10 acres in the northeast of Michigan's lower peninsula. Owning land has opened up many new possibilities for me from both an artistic perspective (landscaping, architecture) and an economic perspective (homesteading, simple living).

My goal for my homestead is …

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Apotheosis

They need gods
and gods don't last forever.
Thus every so often
at a most celebrated temple or palace
the people hold a pageant. Any child who wants to
—or whose mother wants her to—
competes to prove she can contain it all.
What a wonder to be chosen! Or …
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Adaptation

All you do is call me
I'll be anything you need

—Peter Gabriel, "Sledgehammer"


If Jesus' alleged wife had asked him to grow a pair and come down off of that cross, what would he have done? What if she'd given him an ultimatum? "It's me or the salvation of …

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Tiny House Workshop

Currently I'm in the Indian Trails bus, waiting to leave from the Chicago Greyhound terminal, after a two-day tiny house workshop - mostly focused on houses built on trailer frames, like mine.

I learned a lot, some of which was encouraging or inspiring, and some of which was scary or frustrating …

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