Turtles and Cats…


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“Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.” ~ James Bryant Conant.

Trying something new–even though it’s not the most natural fit–can be daunting, but might be hugely worthwhile.

…or not.

A few years ago, after I’d been painting kindness rocks for a while, I stuck my neck out and started selling them through social media and sharing the proceeds with the cat rescue group I volunteer with.

Then stepped it up a notch by painting cat portraits on rocks, and doing commissions of cats, dogs, and even horses on tiny rocks.

Next, I tried selling at a couple of local events and was able to not only cover the cost of my supplies and my vendor fees, but make a bit of profit to supplement my pension.

In 2019, I was chosen to be a vendor at CATCON Worldwide, but logistics got in the…

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