Wow-June is still here, but nearly over. Well, ended up buying traditional socks for Father's Day for dad, and a T-shirt for Rick, oh well! Gave in to commercialism, instead of claying for them, but as I said before, men ARE hard to clay for, if you don't do sculptures. Which I don't. Some in our clay group do them wonderfully, like Lynn's Little Creations.
Well, hate to say this, but I am sooo quickly losing inspiration in claying. I love it still, don't misunderstand. It's just that Rick is still insistent that Etsy and any handcrafts won't sell and pay off, and my "little hand made things" won't make money enough. It's discouraging.
I need disability, and have tried twice. Denied twice. I've been told that you need to try over and over. That sucks. I'm calling lawyers today. It doesn't help when he talks about moving to Cal. You HAVE to be in one area for at least long enough to get on it, to GET on it, not moving around, or they will cancel the case. I KNOW that as a fact. If not, leave a comment and tell me.
So, you make more there, you pay more too. I love my state of AZ. It's very diverse, and pretty.
Cal sucks in my opinion with their crazy 9th Circuit Court ruling things like that parents don't have the right to educate their own children in their own way? What? Given that Cal is the lowest state on the testing ranks, that is STUPID! The Judge that ruled that needs to go back to school in my humble opinion! How low is that to rule that? What an idiot Judge! Not the first idiot Judge there either. And that's one thing they're doing...
Anyway, my hand crafts are therapeutic for me too, not just for money, if possible. So, I need them in my life. He doesn't get that. Rick doesn't do much in the way of hobbies, though I bought him some leather stuff for Christmas. Well, he does play Solitaire on the computer. That's about it.
He doesn't get how much time goes into doing crafts and pictures and Etsy, etc. Upkeep on Etsy is easy when you don't sale much, like me, but there are things like reading articles on Etsy or wherever or tutorials to learn better techniques, etc. Learning photo tips, etc.
Just I'm just venting. But I need to. So, if anyone reads this and has a hubby or boyfriend or whatever, who is like that, leave a comment...I'm sure we'll understand. It sucks when they don't get it, huh? That's why I like my handcraft groups on Etsy. They get it.
New Brochure - I have been trying everything online that I can think of to get my art out there into the big wide world. Tweeting will bring in views for my paintings but...
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