Are you interested in seeing a colossal model of the famous steamship the Lusitania created by hand out of thousands of matchsticks? How about a giant outdoor egg covered in patterns of mirrored glass reminiscent of Vincent van Gogh’s painting ‘Starry Night?’ Or maybe some miniature sculptures carved out of the lead on tips of […]
Those of you who follow my tweets and Facebook status updates know that I’ve been working on a blacksmithing video documentary for a class in my grad school program. I’m happy to say that Part 1 of the documentary is finally complete: Old Traditions in a New World from Laura Rush on Vimeo. Part 2 […]
I remember the old metal percolator that my Mom used to make coffee when I was a kid, before the days of the automatic coffee machine. I liked to watch the coffee bounce up into the hollow glass knob on the lid when it was hot and, well, percolating. But tonight I’m remembering a different […]
An empty blog is like a fresh, clean piece of paper. It’s so pristine in its newness that I have a difficult time writing on it. What can I write that won’t detract from its state of unspoiled perfection? There, I’ve messed it up a bit. It will be easier to write now. Get ready.