AACC Best Sellers

AACC Best Sellers

Mary Lee Keeler by Dean Johnson   Note to Readers: This is installment  #1 a 3-part series highlighting some of the center’s top-selling artists and exploring why they think their works are attractive to our patrons, as well as their offerings of advice for...
Spring Outside the Woodshop Door

Spring Outside the Woodshop Door

If your yard or property looks anything like my family’s, you may agree that it’s been a marvelous spring. Just outside my basement woodshop window, I’ve witnessed earlier and more brilliant blooms on nearly all our flowering plants and shrubs than I’ve seen since we...
In the Woodshop – A Plan is A Place to Start

In the Woodshop – A Plan is A Place to Start

The title of this blog just happens to be one of my wife’s favorite sayings. As I’ve learned from her, it’s also one of life’s most useful maxims for maintaining sanity and perspective in our everyday endeavors. Having a plan gives us a sound foundation to move from...
Birds Could Use Some Extra Fat about Now!

Birds Could Use Some Extra Fat about Now!

You May Be Cutting Back on It in the New Year, But Birds Could Use Some Extra Fat about Now! East Tennessee’s songbirds could use a little help from their human admirers during our short, but often cold, winters. While we may attempt to avoid highly saturated fats,...

In the Woodshop

I create with cedar. It all came about rather accidentally, some might say serendipitously. A few years ago, my wife and I decided to replace our aging deck with a screened porch/deck combination. The company we choose for this work, as it turned out, specializes in...