When you come to the store you will meet Tinker. He keeps me company and has taken residency here in the store. His history is align with the stores origin. Tinker’s story is kind of like the song “The Cat Came Back”. Tinker is a cat, a very large grey tiger with a face that looks like Ron Pearlman. He was my late landlord’s cat, whom was very much like a grandmother to me. Dotsie Hauser lived two doors down from the store and owned my building. If you want to see Tinkers full story please click read more. Also he has his own instagram #tinkerdwg.
So I decided I would only do what I loved. For at least a year. I gave myself a year off from responsibility. I decided to quit my non-profit work and anything that was stressful and did not bring me joy. So I started working on my barn house, my gardens and in my workshop. I went back to going to flea markets and selling on Ebay. I made jewelry again. I read, laid in my hammock, traveled, got married, spent time with my nieces and nephews, my friends and just enjoyed life. And then I realized I could do this all the time, as long I sold some stuff. So here is my website