Give Me A Week and I’ll Give You Small Blessings

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This was the endless week!  A full week of back to school mornings with my son that followed an intense nonprofitable weekend at the Tiburon Festival.  All I can say is that I am thankful for my part time job teaching art in Sonoma and that I am looking forward to my regular pay checks! Another small blessing is that one of my painting students that I teach to has told several of her friends about me and they have arranged to take a one day workshop.   If they like it, they might take more.

Though the Tiburon Festival turned out to cost me more then I made, I am glad I did it.   It was my first  festival where I had to bring my own display system, set up and sell among other artists.   I lost a sale because I did not have a credit card machine and I learned that I need to create a more interesting display to pull people in (such as painting a demo).   I did get a lead from another artist about where to get good deal on a credit machine.

Part of this last week was spent setting up my classroom and this next week I start teaching and I start grad school.  Life is winding up!


(Wendy’s dream is still to become a influential international artist, but she left 8 Women Dream in March of 2010 to complete grad school.  She is still a strong supporter of 8 Women Dream and you will see her in the comments on the blog.)

  • Catherine, Site Admin

    I loved seeing you – you look happy, pretty and full of life so there must be something about this dream of yours of going back to grad school that agrees with you.

  • Veronica

    Have you considered doing farmers markets, they seem to do pretty well there. Just a thought.
    I LOVE that chicken.