Made in the West

No, that wasn’t really Esalen in the “Mad Men” finale

Don’t worry, we won’t let slip any serious spoilers—the episode did only air on Sunday—but if you have watched it, here are a few links you might want to check out. (And if the show is still waiting on your DVR, well, get to it already!)

4 cozy treehouse getaways

There’s a certain Neverland allure between nature lovers and treehouses. Maybe it’s the idea of sleeping tucked beneath a canopy, or a means of re-living an unquenched childhood dream.

A Stitch in Time

The 10th biannual Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta, opening this week, marks the first stop of the worldwide Modern Quilts tour, which features 20 quilts selected at February’s QuiltCon 2015 in Austin. If you’re picturing patchwork from Little House on the Prairie reruns, all sprigged muslin and sedate pastels…well, let this vibrant beauty (For Tanya by Emily and Miriam Coffey) banish that image. Like what you see? Mark your calendar for next year’s QuiltCon, which will be held […]

Weekend preview: Maker Faire Bay Area

A science fair, a craft fair, and a county fair rolled into a carnival. That’s how founder Dale Dougherty describes Maker Faire Bay Area, which opens the gates this morning for its 10th annual weekend at the San Mateo Event Center.