Let's just do some number crunching here. In 10 days: - I made $4,115 gross profit - made $3,751.14 net profit - sold 12 paintings and prints - had 65 people contribute - had 65 people get in on the adventure with "Sketches from the Road" Rock on. Now this isn't over just yet. I've got a long ways to go - I still have to raise the money … [Read more...] about Have you ever seen a painter dance?
Me, as it turns out. When Natalie Peluso did Fearless Karaoke back in July, I loved it and wished I'd noticed it was happening so I could have participated. (I was in a creative bubble at the time. Not much gets through.) Anyways, I've been singing a lot and thinking about singing a lot and thinking about singing (good gawd) publicly a … [Read more...] about What do karaoke, postcards & France all have in common?
Hannah really wanted to share how grateful she is for all of your support, and so I asked her to write a little something to share with you. She's written it so beautifully, that's about all the introduction it needs. Take it away, Hannah. "I’ve tried to write this message a few times over now. Even now, as I have committed to this being my last … [Read more...] about A thank you from Hannah
I woke up feeling anxious today. I hurt my foot last night, which didn't help, but I knew exactly what I was worrying about. Raising the money for Hannah. It's about 6 days in, which I know isn't a long time. But the initial flurry of activity has slowed down. We raised the first $500 in such a short amount of time - 3 days. We had people pledging … [Read more...] about Maintaining perspective
When I posted about Hannah's story on Thursday evening, I was not expecting to have raised $300 within 6 hours. I knew that y'all were a generous, wonderful bunch, but you have floored even me. But you know what? It is so not about the money. Well, not completely. I mean, it's a really awesome tool for what we need to get done. And I'll admit, when … [Read more...] about “I’ve never been so excited to be alive.”