Entries by Don

Handmade: A Tale of Production – Part 1

  HANDMADE: A TALE OF PRODUCTION Part One: That Old Magical Cabinet   by Don Clark   We open on the weary toymaker, Henry. He makes loads of old timey wood toys inside the coolest little workshop that was formerly the cutest little barn. It’s not a barn barn. More like an outbuilding that sheep […]

The Horrors of Home Repair!

In recognition of the abnormal, weird, disturbing, and just plain scary, we present:   Terrifying Tales from the Attic! Nefarious Noises from the Cellar! Shocking Stories of Crossed Wires! The Horrors of Home Repair! – or – How to get your ‘new‘ old home at a scary cheap price! The sunlight is waning; the leaves […]

Riley Justice and the Corporate Team Building Exercise in Deception

The Daring Adventures of Riley Justice! Riley Justice, the hard-working (or is it hardly working) accounts-receivable cog helping to keep the corporate machine grinding on, while occasionally foiling Corporate Raider’s sinister plots. Riley Justice and the Corporate Team Building Exercise in Deception Where Riley Justice Thinks Outside the Box to Strategically Move to the Rear […]

Archibald Penguin No. 4

Concluding Our New Serial! Who Ate All the Fish? featuring Archibald Penguin, Our Bird, The Famed Detective. The Cheeky Penguin who Loves Fish as Almost as Much as He Loves Fighting Crime! The Players: Polar Bear —  A Hungry Animal The Walrus —  A Certain Tusked Mammal Seal —  A Happy Fellow Pelican —  A Creature […]

Good Grief

Good Grief In 2016, once a month [or so], Happy Bungalow will be pulling back the curtain on the wood shop to show what life is really like owning a small / family / crafty / handmade / diy / maker / struggling / mom&pop business (further referred to as SFCHDMSMP business). I have been […]

The Hare Hair Stylist

The Hare Hair Stylist It used to be that journalists had just one job. For instance, a fashion reporter, style reporter, or the offbeat / quirky news specialist. Never was one person called upon to do all four jobs.But times are tough; People just aren’t reading magazines like they used to. Unfortunately many people lost […]

Archibald Penguin No. 3

  Continuing Our New Serial! Who Ate All the Fish? featuring Archibald Penguin, Our Bird, The Famed Detective. The Cheeky Penguin who Loves Fish as Almost as Much as He Loves Fighting Crime!   The Players: Polar Bear —  A Hungry Animal The Walrus —  A Certain Tusked Mammal Seal —  A Happy Fellow Pelican — […]

Selling at Craft Shows is Easy

Selling at Craft Shows is Easy Earning Money at it is a Bit Harder Doing it Without Breaking a Sweat May Be Impossible   In 2016, once a month, Happy Bungalow will be pulling back the curtain on the wood shop to show what life is really like owning a small / family / crafty / handmade […]

Archibald Penguin No. 2

  Continuing Our New Serial! Who Ate All the Fish? featuring Archibald Penguin, Our Bird, The Famed Detective. The Cheeky Penguin who Loves Fish as Almost as Much as He Loves Fighting Crime!   The Players: Polar Bear —  A Hungry Animal The Walrus —  A Certain Tusked Mammal Seal —  A Happy Fellow Pelican — […]

Home Maintenance Tips for Spring

Gnome Gnews – Spring Cleaning Edition 5 Spring Maintenance Tips that are Charmingly Easy   Life is beautiful when it’s well maintained. Practical Home and Garden Maintenance Tips from the Idyllic Gnome Glades.     Clean Vegetation Around Your Air Conditioner(AC) Condenser. Problem: Do you live outside the perfect Gnome Glades where temperatures rise above […]