So as of yesterday, I now have full inventory of all 25 notecards. It took about a month longer than I thought it would. Anything that could go wrong, pretty much did, but ended up being a small ripple on the larger pond. And all of this kerfuffle is really just up-front disorder and static that goes with any new undertaking never tried before. Nothing ventured… What I have learned so far is that just because people have been enthusiastic about the cards in …

Tab A in Slot B: Getting my Shop Together Read more »

I want a place to have conversations (theoretically) with folks who are interested in nature photography, landscapes, sense of place, writing, and aesthetics AND are trying to put their arts, crafts and other goods in the hands of responsive and appreciative customers. So that’s what this string of posts will be about. I may have it such that these posts find their way onto Facebook and other visible places, since my blog is moving farther and farther out of the main flow of conversation. …

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[su_note note_color=”#a77324″ text_color=”#d5d59f”]This is from the ABOUT page at my Etsy Store. I like the fact that this site for commerce does not neglect to let the artists and craft folks share their personal story: the WHY and the WHO of their creativity. The WHAT will hopefully sell itself.[/su_note] I got my first camera, a Minolta, in 1970–the same month I got married and started grad school at Auburn University. As a recent convert to field botany, I needed a way to share what …

About The Light: About the Photographer Read more »

This will be old-business for the 104 kind folks who LIKED the Goose Creek Goods page on Facebook since Saturday. But since there is not anything like a complete overlap between Fragments readers and Facebook friends, I’ll run the risk of boring some and informing others. I am happy to report that since last Thursday, the Etsy storefront I am calling [su_highlight background=”#f0c647″]Goose Creek Goods[/su_highlight] has been successfully established and the first orders will ship today! If you stop by the FB page, do …

Goose Creek Goods Open Its Tiny Digital Doors Read more »

I think I know what Wile E. Coyote feels like out there in mid-air just past the edge of the precipice. But I’m not looking down. Not yet. I’ve committed myself now. And old Wile would agree it’s not the falling that’s so bad but the landing. We’ll worry about that another day. I have ordered shipping boxes, Clearbags and envelopes for the Photo-Notecards. I will be replenishing low or missing stock within a week. (I recently discovered that five bundles of 50 cards …

What’s in Store–the Busyness of Bizness Read more »