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Time to Schmooze

Tonight is Sue’s big night, at least her portrait’s big night. It will be auctioned off at the annual Hooved Animal Humane Society’s “Barn Bash” dinner and dance. I’ll be there with plenty of business cards and postcards to hand … Continue reading

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Just missed a new venue

While browsing the Michiana Dressage Club’s website, I came upon a little blurb for the Kalamazoo 4-H Club Tack Sale. Unfortunately, I came upon it a little too late to reserve a space for this year. But I went there … Continue reading

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Excellent Day at HAHS

It was the best day at any show/expo I’ve had since I first conjured the idea of a horse portrait business. I felt much more comfortable chatting up my visitors, and they responded by telling me their stories and profusely … Continue reading

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It’s a small world after all

Now I’m going to be stuck with that silly song in my head, but I continue to be amazed by the relatively small world I find myself in now and then. It turns out that the gal (I never met … Continue reading

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And the beat goes on

Just got another email, this time from Hooved Animal Humane Society (Sue’s present home). It turns out they’re having a tack and craft sale at their facility in late February–wanted to know if I would like to participate. Of course!!! … Continue reading

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And now for something a little different…

I started this painting last winter (!) before I got distracted by the horse portrait project. Now that I’m in the present winter’s lull, I decided I might as well tackle this one and finish it. It’s fairly large as … Continue reading

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Holiday Expo at Willow Tree

The Saturday after Thanksgiving Willow Tree Equestrian Center in Bangor, MI (that’s Michigan, not Maine!) will be hosting an educational horse seminar and tack sale featuring lectures, demos, vendors (that would be ME!), including folks providing info about dentistry, shoeing, … Continue reading

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Baby you can drive my car…

Long day today, spent over 6 hours driving! Delivered Jasmine and Ginger portraits to HARPS, then figured as long as I was way out in the hinterlands anyway, I might as well check on my display boards I put up … Continue reading

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Another Idea

I somehow came across artforshelteranimals.blogspot.com (it’s listed in my blogroll) and it seemed like a great combination of marketing effort and direct benefit to charitable groups that I support but don’t have a lot of money to donate to.  To … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World, After All

Finally got my rear end into my truck today and delivered six more display cards to bulletin boards at local barns. I like to say “local”, but I probably traveled a hundred miles today to do this. Which is what … Continue reading

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