Embracing a self-reliant existence
Call it leftovers from the hippie movement, a return to the simple life or the partial renunciation of a fast-paced modern world.
Whatever you call it, more diverse groups are embracing folk art traditions of self-reliance.
Saturday, one such pioneer related her efforts in the Bemidji area to members of the Twisted Stitchers Fiber Guild, who are working as a Park Rapids group to revive turn-of-the-century fiber-related skills.
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