A Tinker by Any Other Name

Early photo of a Tinker by Ignacy Krieger

Once upon a time, a tinker was a tinsmith who travelled from town to town making a living mending metal utensils. Today, we would say it’s someone who repairs machinery or appliances. That is, unless you’re British, in which case you might think of it as a less-than-complimentary label for itinerants. There is also a … Read more

Hello World

My name is Stephen M Brown and I know how to spell “entrepreneur” and 47 other dangerous words.