Blog — THE HANDMADE MOVEMENT
A Moral Dilemma with Social Media: Where do we go from here?
We all know, marketing can be used for good and bad, the difference now is that marketing doesn’t just come in obvious forms of magazines, television ads, billboards and product labels. Our lives are permeated by marketing tools every single day for as many minutes or hours as you spend looking at social media, in addition to the magazines, television ads, billboards, product labels etc. I start to wonder, how many minutes or hours in a day are our minds free from targeted marketing anymore?
My Big-Little Hat Making (ad)Venture
Two weeks ago I left my home and workshop in the barn at Circle K Ranch in Bend, Oregon with my life packed into a 32 foot airstream to produce The Hatter & The Hound tour. I’ve wanted to live life on the road with my dog Charlie since I first read Travels with Charley five years ago. We tried it out for a year in my early 20s, working on farms and random jobs around the western U.S. and British Columbia. It was a time in my life...