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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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Temporarily Stuck!

I finished a color study of the Marlowe building last night, and I’m not happy with it! That’s what happens when  you can’t remember those perfect colors you came up with right before you went to sleep and didn’t write … 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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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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Word is getting out

Somehow, somewhere the public is beginning to find out that I exist. I got an email (I think they saw my website) today from Horse-A-Rama, an organization I was unfamiliar with, asking if I would like to be a vendor … Continue reading

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Willow Tree Mini Expo

Spent a fun day the Saturday after Thanksgiving at Willow Tree Equestrian Center’s horse seminar, tack sale, and breed demo.  As you can see, the interior of the barn has super-wide aisles–enough for a row of vendor spaces on both … 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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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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To Market, To Market

Marketing again! I got the printed display boards today and solved the “envelope” puzzle for the business cards. But first I had to deal with the grommets… I had asked for grommets in the top corners of the display boards … Continue reading

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Now we get to really travel

Got an email that my displays and business cards that I plan to leave in various barns are ready. There’s only one small piece of the plan left unfulfilled…I need some sort of small envelope-like holder to attach to the … Continue reading

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