Shelton-Mason County Journal - Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

Origins of a creative project

 

November 18, 2021

Matt Baide

Shelton-Mason County Journal office administrator Dave Pierik stands next to his Crafty Time village in the Journal's newsroom. Crafty Time recently won a Washington Newspaper Publishers Association award for youth-oriented content.

Origins

Flashback: I'm a child playing with my brother. We have a collection of Hot Wheels mom gives us for practicing piano, cello and violin. There's a fold-up farm and city, and some track. We buzz the cars around. The cat bats at a few. We're very happy.

Flash forward to mid-April of 2020. As COVID-19 shows up in Mason County and spreads, a natural cascade of reactions happens. Because we're human beings, we're compassionate. Because we're compassionate, we want our family, friends and neighbors to be safe. Because we want them to be safe, public places, schools and other gathering plac...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021