Again, it’s been days and days since I’ve written. I have been able to keep up with y’alls posts for the most part, but haven’t had much to write about.
All is going well with the Petty Bunch. The photo business is booming, which seems odd to me, with the economy, and our own limitations. But I’m just taking it as God’s plan for us right now. We have 6 weddings already booked for this year (not including our January wedding already past), and one possible. It is a bit unusual, in our part time status, for us to have so many already booked by February!
We’re trying to pick up on our Senior business, but I’ve decided that Seniors are the world’s worst procrastinators!! This year is our first time to do a Senior Rep – a Senior who will have us take their portraits, no charge, and they get a percentage off prints or digital images for every paid client we get from them. Our senior rep is lovely, and was so much fun to work with! Hopefully, she will be a big draw for us!
We did have a Senior shoot last week, unrelated to our Senior Rep promotion. A session that nearly didn’t happen because of nasty weather, but we are oh, so glad we went on! In our circle of friends it is not uncommon for families to be made up of 6 – 12+ children. So even though we don’t have young kids anymore, many of our friends still do! Enter Sara – a beautiful young woman who, in my mind, should still be 10! It was a joy to spend some time with her, to see the wonderful young woman she’s becoming!
In other news, our Dannye Reigh is heading up north on Valentine’s Day! She is flying up to see Nathanael & Emily & the kids, then they are all loading up in the car and heading over to Pamela & Will’s house to spend a week. I’ll admit that the closer her leaving time is, the more I miss my northern kids, but I truly am so very excited that all my kiddoes will be together, having a BLAST! Dannye is so excited – she says she feels so brittle, she’s about to break! She is so ready to see her siblings (she includes the inlaws as siblings) and her nieces and nephew. I told her I want pictures upon pictures of my loveys! I’m sure she will readily comply!
These are pics from our trip up north LAST summer:
Well, it’s taken me all day just to write this little dab of news. I am fading quickly due to the walking regiment we’ve begun. My Dannye Reigh and sister, Jeanne, are SLAVE DRIVERS! Missy and I usually lag behind – we’re the most out of shape!! Jeanne promises I will eventually feel less and less wrung out if we keep this up. I hope so! Right now, I come in from our walk and wish I could head straight for my bed!! I’ve been good, though. I haven’t taken a nap at all, and haven’t even laid down! But oh, I wish I could!!
I pray you all have a wonderful weekend. Ours will be full of pink and ruffles and lace – we’re having a baby shower for Jeanne’s coming grandbaby!
God bless your day!