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When A Sign Is More Than A Sign

According to Webster a sign is: a display (such as a lettered board or a configuration of neon tubing) used to identify or advertise a place of business or a product.  As we designed new signs for our 124 year old Woolen Mill, we felt that Webster’s definition, while accurate,...

Preserving Over a 100 Year Old Craft

I started working at the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill in 1995 and there were so many things passed down from generation to generation because “That was how it was done.” As a new employee I did what I was taught and didn’t really think about it.

Ghosts for Neighbors

Walk into any new age shop and somewhere, in a little basket, you’ll likely find a pile of sage bundles. A sort of metaphysical cleaning ritual, burning sage, or smudging, is believed to purify a space and clear out negative energy. Many people use it to rid old buildings and homes of ghosts.