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Hello, world. Let’s make stuff.

This year is going to be a year of many projects, and this blog will be my log of it all.

I’m probably at my happiest when I’m making, repairing, designing, or hacking something, especially if it involves learning new skills.  Even if I’m just learning to use a sewing machine, I love that it expands my toolkit for solving problems in daily life, making me that much more capable as a person.  I’ve known this about myself for a long time, and I’m always thinking of ideas for new projects, but I haven’t always made it a priority in my life to find time to carry them out.

For the last few months, I’ve been getting back into an old habit of mine, which is evaluating activities in terms of whether or not they’re ‘enriching’.  An enriching activity is one that permanently enhances me as a person, giving me something: new skills, a wider and/or deeper knowledge base, a new perspective.

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