"There are no shortcuts to any
place worth going."
About This Site and the Information
on It -
This website and a majority of the information on it was
authored and designed by Tammie L. Dupuis, who lives and works
in the Pacific Northwest as a Designer/Developer for an Internet
consulting firm. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Anthropology/Archeaology
from Montana State University and has published articles on
the various topics covered on this website in several costume
newsletters both nationally and internationally over the last
This entire website is under construction. Please return
in January 2004.