Unruly Origins

I treasure many of the conversations I had with my fellow citizens at their doorsteps, and I think if I had been blessed with musical talent, I could have waxed as lyrical about suburbanites as another Woody did about hoboes and Okies.

Why Biography?

How did women, with multiple daily obligations to family, reconcile a seemingly contradictory Transcendentalist imperative to cultivate “self-reliance”?

History in the Workshop

Contending with the physical characteristics of various woods and the way they respond to machines and the hand has . . . helped clarify how I think about history.

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