I really didn't know what to expect with this last fair. I hadn't attended the year previously, had no idea what kind of vibe was typically present. So I knew this was a crapshoot. Of course I had hopes, and setting up the night previously it -felt- like there was a bigger vibe, but you… Continue reading Yet Another Underwhelming Fair. But It’s Ok.
This last week was rough. But that isn’t news, really.
It did affect my ability to create, however. This is not a political space (that's for my personal Facebook page and somewhat on Twitter), so I won't go there, but last week I was already battling the lie of depression. The pure hate, the vitriol, the derisiveness, the meanness of social media-that didn't make it… Continue reading This last week was rough. But that isn’t news, really.
Then (2015) and Now (2016).
Keep on keeping on.
Wordy Weekend Links: The Encouragement Edition
This week has been blah. I've done my research, made some changes, added new listings and ..... crickets. I know it's January, I know it's awful everywhere, but it's a struggle to not take it personally, even though I know better. EVERYONE is saying "where did the sales go WHAT AM I DOING WRONG WHYYYYYYYYYY".… Continue reading Wordy Weekend Links: The Encouragement Edition
On Exposure and Patience
This is for all you fledgling artists and entrepreneurs out there. I want to tell you a story, a story that keeps me going, and that I find inspiring: My parents and I frequented this fabulous farmer's market in Las Cruces. Every Saturday for two years we'd peruse the booths, buy some great food, point… Continue reading On Exposure and Patience