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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne

Much to Celebrate!

Good morning!  I have much to celebrate, but no time to spend doing it . . . at least, not until the holiday weekend is over!  Still, here's the good news:  I paid my first month's rent & picked the keys up yesterday to my NEW OFFICE & GALLERY IN TOWN!!!!  Whoo-hoooooo!  Can you believe it?!  

The landlord says that the space is 300 square feet, but I think it's way more than that - it will be interesting to actually measure it.  The anteroom is the larger of the two, and I will use that as the gallery.  There are no windows in it, but that's okay because I was actually worried about sunshine bleaching out any of my prints and canvases that I display there.  The inner, smaller room has a nice, albeit small (but large enough to open & put a plant in) southeast-facing window.  And, the neighborhood, just a block up from the main drag and yet still zoned Commercial (it was grandfathered in) is a nice one for walking the dogs.  Unfortunately, Maisy & Tucker can't come inside with me . . . but considering all the other positive characteristics this particular space offered, I couldn't say no just because of that.

I'm hoping to get out of work early enough tonight to go spend some 1-1 time in there, just sitting and soaking it in.  If I do, I'll surely take pictures . . . even tho there's not much to see right now.

But, finally, my own PROFESSIONAL business space!!!!


  1. WHAT GREAT NEWS!! I'm so happy for you! Still waiting on having a dream, so I'm encouraged when someone else realizes theirs! Can't wait to see pictures and hear your stories!

  2. Congrats! Woo Hoo! Can't wait to see photos!

  3. That's fantastic news - congratulations! When do you expect to have things up and running?

    As for your dogs, is there at least a place where they can hang out outside while they wait for you?

  4. Wow, that's awesome! Good for you. Can't wait to hear all about it and see pics as well.

  5. AWESOME! Congrats! That is a HUGE step! Can't wait to hear what comes next!

  6. A big congratulations to you!

    Stepping out on faith is a scary, but wonderful, feeling.


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