Author Archives: George Crawford

About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee fiddler...mostly

Seek Solutide

“Nourish yourself with grand and austere ideas of beauty that feed the soul… Seek solitude.” “I must work alone. I think that going into society from time to time, or just going out and seeing people, does not do much … Continue reading

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A Spot of Art

I like everything about this painting.  Eduard Charlemont is an easy one to spot.  Generally, his subjects are flamboyantly dressed, generally holding a drink, and often have a musical instrument; even if it’s just a drum.  I think I’m ready … Continue reading

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Another Funky House Truck

This seemed too good to pass up.

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The Dream of an Eight Hour Work Day

From Work, No. 161, 1892. Find more reprints of Work at Tools for Working Wood.

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Choosing Our Stuff

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” — William Morris I have come across these words many times in my long quest for a decent life.  Sometimes when you … Continue reading

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