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2013 2013 2013 <div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;" trbidi="on"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-DshFq1YD3vk/UgaHVhBfejI/AAAAAAAAUUs/XyO4wNbpA-8/s1600/fair.jamie.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="576" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-DshFq1YD3vk/UgaHVhBfejI/AAAAAAAAUUs/XyO4wNbpA-8/s640/fair.jamie.web.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br />So just for fun I camped out and <a href="http://inksnow.blogspot.com/2013/08/special-appearance-tanana-state-fair.html" target="_blank">took up tablespace</a> most of Friday at the newspaper's booth at the Tanana Valley State Fair. Peddled a few wares but primarily promoted an upcoming presentation and also pushed the ongoing exhibition downtown. Bonus points for seeing many people who had also attended the <a href="http://inksnow.blogspot.com/2013/08/overflow-xxv-highlights-from-opening.html" target="_blank">Overflow XXV opening</a>, which elicited many a "you again!?!."<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ujz4pz2dfzQ/UgaHIxNPBtI/AAAAAAAAUUE/nG_DSFMG5As/s1600/tabletop.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="396" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ujz4pz2dfzQ/UgaHIxNPBtI/AAAAAAAAUUE/nG_DSFMG5As/s640/tabletop.web.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br />Basically I was <strike>creative</strike> funny-looking window-dressing that drew a lot of people in for a closer look at the process: there's real reward and some satisfaction at doing public demos, especially for younger folks who dig seeing someone do it right there on the spot.<br />My fantasy fair ride failed to deliver yet again: every year at the popular "<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_bungee" target="_blank">reverse bungee</a>/slingshot" I watch for a while, but nope, everybody remembers to buckle in...<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NA9Q3G3ClqE/UgaHRLOldII/AAAAAAAAUUk/PNnVMfHf8Cc/s1600/best.ride.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NA9Q3G3ClqE/UgaHRLOldII/AAAAAAAAUUk/PNnVMfHf8Cc/s640/best.ride.web.jpg" width="480" /></a></div><br />Scored a sweet pelt-swap with <a href="http://www.tundracomics.com/" target="_blank">a famous cartoonist</a> (and no, I won't sign your boobie) who is an annual fixture at the Fair, which confused the heck outta folks who already fail at basic cartoon literacy: seems like 80% of time interacting with the public involves tactfully disabusing them of the notion that, no... <i>I'm</i> the "Other Guy." <br />Lucky thing as an enthusiastic gyro decided to splooge down the entire front of my tshirt, and after a futile attempt at trying to wash it up in the restroom it resulted in also completely soaking the front of my shorts (awkward: good thing I was sitting behind a table for most of the rest of the time).<br />Also got some invaluable pro-tips on how basic hygiene would increase both popularity and sales.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eEiaB1ejtd0/UgaHPv5TkLI/AAAAAAAAUUc/N5dEZ1zxw54/s1600/chad.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="505" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eEiaB1ejtd0/UgaHPv5TkLI/AAAAAAAAUUc/N5dEZ1zxw54/s640/chad.web.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br />But the absolute very-<i>bestest</i> thing about the whole day was checking out a former student's work from the <a href="http://inksnow.blogspot.com/2013/06/2013-visual-art-academy-highlights-notes.html" target="_blank">Visual Art Academy</a> (more <a href="http://inksnow.blogspot.com/2013/06/2013-visual-art-academy-student-samples.html" target="_blank">samples here</a>) earlier this summer who dominated the displays with a veritable avalanche of talent: congrats to Tara!<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gk8szbPBZxA/UgaHKf7XxkI/AAAAAAAAUUU/UzcT1Fm-AyU/s1600/tara.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="390" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gk8szbPBZxA/UgaHKf7XxkI/AAAAAAAAUUU/UzcT1Fm-AyU/s640/tara.web.jpg" width="640" /></a></div></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;" trbidi="on"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-DshFq1YD3vk/UgaHVhBfejI/AAAAAAAAUUs/XyO4wNbpA-8/s1600/fair.jamie.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="576" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-DshFq1YD3vk/UgaHVhBfejI/AAAAAAAAUUs/XyO4wNbpA-8/s640/fair.jamie.web.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br />So just for fun I camped out and <a href="http://inksnow.blogspot.com/2013/08/special-appearance-tanana-state-fair.html" target="_blank">took up tablespace</a> most of Friday at the newspaper's booth at the Tanana Valley State Fair. Peddled a few wares but primarily promoted an upcoming presentation and also pushed the ongoing exhibition downtown. Bonus points for seeing many people who had also attended the <a href="http://inksnow.blogspot.com/2013/08/overflow-xxv-highlights-from-opening.html" target="_blank">Overflow XXV opening</a>, which elicited many a "you again!?!."<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ujz4pz2dfzQ/UgaHIxNPBtI/AAAAAAAAUUE/nG_DSFMG5As/s1600/tabletop.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="396" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ujz4pz2dfzQ/UgaHIxNPBtI/AAAAAAAAUUE/nG_DSFMG5As/s640/tabletop.web.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br />Basically I was <strike>creative</strike> funny-looking window-dressing that drew a lot of people in for a closer look at the process: there's real reward and some satisfaction at doing public demos, especially for younger folks who dig seeing someone do it right there on the spot.<br />My fantasy fair ride failed to deliver yet again: every year at the popular "<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reverse_bungee" target="_blank">reverse bungee</a>/slingshot" I watch for a while, but nope, everybody remembers to buckle in...<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NA9Q3G3ClqE/UgaHRLOldII/AAAAAAAAUUk/PNnVMfHf8Cc/s1600/best.ride.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NA9Q3G3ClqE/UgaHRLOldII/AAAAAAAAUUk/PNnVMfHf8Cc/s640/best.ride.web.jpg" width="480" /></a></div><br />Scored a sweet pelt-swap with <a href="http://www.tundracomics.com/" target="_blank">a famous cartoonist</a> (and no, I won't sign your boobie) who is an annual fixture at the Fair, which confused the heck outta folks who already fail at basic cartoon literacy: seems like 80% of time interacting with the public involves tactfully disabusing them of the notion that, no... <i>I'm</i> the "Other Guy." <br />Lucky thing as an enthusiastic gyro decided to splooge down the entire front of my tshirt, and after a futile attempt at trying to wash it up in the restroom it resulted in also completely soaking the front of my shorts (awkward: good thing I was sitting behind a table for most of the rest of the time).<br />Also got some invaluable pro-tips on how basic hygiene would increase both popularity and sales.<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eEiaB1ejtd0/UgaHPv5TkLI/AAAAAAAAUUc/N5dEZ1zxw54/s1600/chad.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="505" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eEiaB1ejtd0/UgaHPv5TkLI/AAAAAAAAUUc/N5dEZ1zxw54/s640/chad.web.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><br />But the absolute very-<i>bestest</i> thing about the whole day was checking out a former student's work from the <a href="http://inksnow.blogspot.com/2013/06/2013-visual-art-academy-highlights-notes.html" target="_blank">Visual Art Academy</a> (more <a href="http://inksnow.blogspot.com/2013/06/2013-visual-art-academy-student-samples.html" target="_blank">samples here</a>) earlier this summer who dominated the displays with a veritable avalanche of talent: congrats to Tara!<br /><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gk8szbPBZxA/UgaHKf7XxkI/AAAAAAAAUUU/UzcT1Fm-AyU/s1600/tara.web.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="390" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-gk8szbPBZxA/UgaHKf7XxkI/AAAAAAAAUUU/UzcT1Fm-AyU/s640/tara.web.jpg" width="640" /></a></div></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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