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A little late on the Happy New Year train

January 4th, 2010

2010 commemorative year good egg by palomasnest

A heartfelt, albeit belated, happy 2010 to you. Here’s to wiping slates clean and mis-dating cheques for at least a couple of months, ha!

Of course, the new year is a good time for reflection — but I’m an overthinker, and that’s throughout the year. I make resolutions constantly: Listen better / talk less (!!!), Grow a garden, Do nothing sometimes, Be more patient with my Mom, Talk to strangers, Appreciate explicitly, Be more on-the-ball with my bookkeeping, Make more time to draw… The list is always growing, regardless of the season.

Letterpress Coaster Set - New Years ResolutionLetterpress Coaster Set — New Years Resolution by luckybeepress

2009 was one of the most rollercoastery years I’ve experienced, and I’ve intentionally only shared the happier stuff here. But I’m hatching a scheme with my sister Serena which is going to help us tackle some of the tougher parts, and hopefully we’ll be ready to roll in the next couple of months. (I think of it as a plan, but maybe it’s actually a resolution?)

Word on the Tweet

I put this question out to twitter-folks:

And here are some answers I got back:

It’s always inspiring to me to know what people are aiming to do — rah rah rah!

What are your resolutions, whether for New Year’s or ongoing?
And, hmmm, will you call it “twenty-ten” or “two-thousand-and-ten”?

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Merci à Milk

September 14th, 2009

As I’ve mentioned, I recently made my first sale to France — and it was to Rudy (aka. @dirtychicken_), whom I’d met on twitter. Miraculously, Canada Post got the tee from Ottawa to Lille in less than a week and a half; you can imagine how surprised and happy I was when these photos landed in my inbox this morning:

Rudy does freelance graphic design and runs a communications company, specializing in marketing musicians and other entertainment artists. He’s also the mind behind Milk Apparels:

All at the ripe age of 21. Wowsah!

Merci millefois, Rudy — and high-fives to you. I wish you and Milk every success, plus a chocolate chip cookie!

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Thank you ALSO to everyone who’s entered my giveaway so far.
I’ve really enjoyed reading everyone’s random facts!

If you haven’t already entered to win a $50 shopping spree in my shop,
please click HERE to do so; just three more days till the draw!

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good peeps, m chen wears , ,

Gee, thanks!

June 28th, 2009

The other day, I spotted this tweet by Mashable’s CEO Pete Cashmore (yes, I’m one of 941,874 of this social media guru’s followers):

I’m always interested in finding out about new illustrators and creative-types… so I clicked on the link. And this is what I saw [*drumrolling as you scroll*]:

Uh… WHAT? It was more than a little surreal to see my profile there, let alone just third from the top. Big thanks to Webdesigner Depot for the shout-out!

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