More than lovers, more than family, friends make life worth the trouble. Trouble is, they’re hard to make after a certain age. Enter Rochester Newcomers Connection (RNC), an organization providing relationship building activities for newcomers and long-time residents of Rochester alike.
Vercnocke gets as much wool locally as possible, cleans it in the backyard, lets it dry, and hand dyes much of it. That way colors can be matched to textures.
An old time sign for the Rumble Room
While 30 days may not seem like much to most people, I eat like a spoiled kindergartener. This cleanse would be painful.
Whether it’s acid etching your own necklace, mud painting an old piece of furniture, or learning simple beading, the act of creation is always valuable to engage in.
12 years in business and 12 years of corned beef.
“It’s finding the right sculptures, they have to fit through my door. I don’t have a huge door. They have to be able to fit and still have an impact.”