Blogger is for the birds. It’s making me crazy. I hate how it looks and I hate how messed up all my posting has been for the last few months.
I’m closing up shop and taking it over to WordPress. If you stop by here regularly using the ameskenny.blogspot.com address, note that you will shortly [...]
Here is a thing you must try. A peroti – courtesy of Vagabond Street Foods in Whitehorse, YT.
I ate so many of these during the four or five days I was there and I think of them every day. Finally tried my hand at making them last night and ooohhhhhhh. So good.
1) Make [...]
I’m trying to stick to the queue of orders I have lined up, but I’m really itching to start on the latest – the western guitar strap.
Its order-er wants the liner to be a shade of maroon I can only acheive by staining veg-tanned leather, so I get to line the whole thing with [...]
My piece on the GWTA is up at Canadian Geographic. Click the image for the whole piece.
Deep Dark Woods.
These guys are awesome. I remember hearing them on Q some months ago and falling in love. I don’t know how I forgot to get full-blown obsessed with them at the time, but I plan to remedy that starting today.
Shoot from the Hip is soon to be international!
I’m tooling up some stock for The Snug – a new shop opening in the Isle of Man.
Their merch will include home decor and outdoor gear like multi-fuel stoves, hip flasks (my contribution), BBQ, fire pit and picnic implements, and cozy home accessories like sheepskin [...]
Guess who I am going to see tonight?
I love love love the background on their website.
I just got a custom order from an honest-to-goodness Texan – a Western-style guitar strap (a la the Wild Filly strap, minus the “filly”) for her husband. The pressure is on!
If I can manage to sit still and listen for a minute, I hear a buzz.
Is it coming from my heart or my head?
Ohhhhhh, there is so much to do. I need to make myself a calendar and list a strict schedule. Events. Obligations. Things that must be done each day. I generally [...]
I feel like a boiling teakettle.
June’s Casbah show?
The Brown Album. Twelve paintings, each one named for and featuring my visual interpretation of a single song from The Band’s second (and best) 1969 release.
I’m going to buy canvas tomorrow. In the meantime, I could explode at any moment. Excited!