Arachno-Capitalism: When a web of people form the words “some pig”...or something like that. "Do you understand how there could be any writing in a spider's web?" "Oh, No," said Dr. Dorian. "I don't understand it. But for that matter I don't understand how a spider learned to spin a web in the first place. When the words appeared, everyone said they were a miracle. But nobody pointed out that the web itself is [...]

By |2021-02-02T14:23:46+00:00September 14th, 2020|Letters|0 Comments

Nailed It!!!

Nailed It!!! Last Tuesday we received approval from the Town of Cape Elizabeth planning board! To celebrate we are super excited to announce the "Grand Opening" of our online store!!! Now you can be the first one on your block to sport some fresh, hip Lumbery schwag. Including some sweet T's! Type in the word "APPROVED" at checkout to receive an additional 10% off everything except for the gift cards. By shopping at our store you join in the movement that [...]

By |2021-02-02T14:25:46+00:00July 30th, 2020|Letters|0 Comments

Thinking Differently

Saving the planet is going to take creativity. Although I love the standard methods of planet saving that many of us exercise in our daily lives such as recycling, planting a tree or biking to work; I am very much drawn to the ideas that seem far fetched or even ridiculous. I recently listened to the "How I built this" podcast hosted by Guy Raz in which he interviewed Patrick Brown, chief executive and founder of [...]

By |2020-11-23T17:59:50+00:00June 6th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Embodying Ralph Waldo Emerson

Touring People, Visiting Mills Ralph Waldo Emerson once said "It's not the destination, It's the journey." Butler's Cedar ShakesCorinth, Maine You might purchase a piece of wood at my store but the story of how it got there is worth learning and savoring. This week my partner, Ryan Holland, and I went on a journey to meet and reconnect with craftsmen and craftswomen, carpenters, mills, entrepreneurs and madmen throughout the state of Maine. We were [...]

By |2020-11-23T18:14:39+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Letters|0 Comments

Onwoods and Upwoods!

For  over 15 years I have owned and managed Willard Square Home Repair. It started out as just me. Then it was just me and Mario. Then it was just me, Mario and Ian. Then is was me, Mario, Ian, Rodeo, Chun, Mark, Sean, Bob, Ryan, Jenn, Dustin, Erin, Rick and on and on. We became the #1 handyman service in the greater Portland area generating revenues of over $850,000 and having a great time. But along the way there were unintended consequences that [...]

By |2020-11-23T17:58:04+00:00May 26th, 2020|Letters|0 Comments
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