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Good People, Cool Things

Episode 36 · 1 year ago

Picture Perfect with Sew Stratton

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Erin is the face (and lens) behind Sew Stratton, an Austin-based photographer, fashion lover, volunteer, and occasional influencer — even though she's not fond of that term. She joins the podcast to chat about photography, how she started making jewelry, and her new mentorship program.

Well, come the good people, cool thingsupon cast nutur and conversations with entrepreneurs, writers, musicians andother creatives on your hoster. We held Ante Day's guest is Arin from sostraton she's, a photographer jewelry maker Mentor, Public Speaker influence oreven though she hates that term, all different kinds of great things goingon and we're going to be talking about every single one of them. So if you'vegot mulntiple projects and side housles that you're working on you'lldefinitely want to tune in. If you ever need good photography, which is justabout everyone, you'll want to tune in. If you want to perfect your brand yourstory, anything in between there's lots of great stuff in here, and hopefully afew laughs along the way too 'cause we're both big old dorks. You like toget in touch with the show you can do so in a couple of different ways: Joeyat good people, cool things. Dotcom is the email and the GPCT pondcast lot ofletters I know, but spells on good people, cool things or a previous goodpeople, cool things all on facebooks, switter N, a brainnew instragram at GPCT pondcast, and you know what, if you're listening,give a follow on instagraam at Gpct pondcast and it shoow me a diem thatyou did it and I'll enter you into drawing to win something from the Merchshot, which is something else. You can check out. Good people, cool things,dotcom, slash shop, all kinds of great stuff from shirts, mugs, toats, hats,hoodies, you're, going to look fabulous, you're going to feel fabulous and maybeearin can take photos of you wearing all the gear, because you look evenmore fabulous than 'cause. She is very good at what she does, but enough aboutall that, let's hop into our conversation. What I've been doing that,I think, is a delightful sort of fun. Starting question is for you to giveeveryone your elevator pitch, but I also want to know what elevator we'reon while you're giving this pitch of who you are O. I think it would be likea gatby style elevator from back in the day with lots of gold and mirrors andmaybe a Shandalier in the an the elevator o yeah. That's what I'd liketo think I like that very fancy, very fancy. That's that's what I'd like tothink, but, honestly, we're, probably just in like a regular elevator, wel wer. You know what we're doing thebest that we can yeah, absolutely yeah. So a little about me M, I ma afsten,commercial and myself photographer and also had a little side, jewelerybusiness and I kind of cought my hands in a few things, including someinfluencing kind of hate. That word, but as you work wish and brands, and Iactually really enjoy that wonderful. Do you remember the first picture you tookwhere you looked at it and we're just like? Yes, this is good. I'm into this yes M. I actually found popographythrough a volunteer word and I was with in an organization called one site andwe help people all around the world get prescription glasses, who can't affordit or don't have access to it. Like we'll go on into the Amazon, and I hadthe privilege of being selected to go on my first clinic to south sideChicago with the Public School. It was life changing and I was selectedto be the social media captain and storytelling captain. It was amazing, so I actually did nothave a camera at the time, probla shooting with like a cellphonor I had,but I was able to collect these stories...

...from these children who ere impactedand I just looked back on all those Sotos and I just fell in love. I fellin love with sort of journalism, Um and and the creativity of it. I mean I WASDcoolver fashion design, AF, always love being creative and for some reason Ijust never, you know got into phatography.So I think by doing the clinic, it was life changing and that's when I foundand and started like. Oh Wow, like yo e, really good. If I don't do so, might go, and I I like the storytelling elementthat you mentione in that and on your website. In fact, you call yourself aportrait and a lifestyle story, teller. Why is that an important distinction tomake I both from a Uas a photographer perspective and then people as they'retaking in these photos? I like to capture a genuine moment andtell people story Um, and you know it did start from volunteer work and it ssomething that me Enday to my heart. I love Peopil and I love warening aboutthem and I'm sure you've heard of humans of New York Mand. He does thephotos and he actually like has expert excort of th their story and he captures it so welland that's something. I've always admired, and I feel, like everybody,has a story to Dell to tell including brand, and I feel, like I pride myselfon capturing those Tories and I enjoy it thoroughly. T it's a gooddistinction too. That brands also do have stories to tell and Wel I. I knowyou hate your your influencer term for better or worse, that's a reallybig part of brand strategy- and I would argue, like instagram as awhole, too, is is kind of how those brands are getting out to an audiencethat maybe they couldn't reach on their own through people that have builtthese audiences and connected with their fans. And so, as you have started, workingmore with brands, have you found certain tips or strategies that youwould recommend both four brands that want to work with influencers and aboth for the individuals themselves that want to work with brands, EOM o atoderthe standpoint or just I heare's te deal, know who you're working for or whoyou're working with and make sure itselignmet with your views and yourbrand? I think you know in the beginning, justanyone who wanted to work with me. I was like Oh, you know, but I have totake a set back and there's is a line with my views. I've actually droppedbrands and working with them because you know their their belief system. Youknow they are inclusive. They refuse to put peopleof color up on their website.That's just not Oky with me MOT, not anybody. I want to be associated with,so I think doing the research and learning who you're working with andactually creating, Tha, rapor and network is so important on both ends agree, and I think it does take a little more initialupfront. I work on really on everyone's part, and I know there's been times where I'vehad a brand reach out to me of like hey, you want a sample like you want to worktogether and I'm just looking at what they offer and I'm likewhy. Am I theone you're targeting for thit's like I have never indicated I', I'm interestedin I'm trying to think of like what theweirdest thing I've gotten is but, like you know, bracelets with specificcharms on them or something like that, and that's just not my world, I'm not goingto portray you'R you're brand in a good light just because I don't know how tohow to do it. That's not my area of expertise, and it's always a little. Ithink telling you can. You can see...

WHO's done their homework when rihtwhen you get stuff like that, absolutely, and I think it you know, one thing tosay: Is it's oky Ta, they know it's. Okay to say now. Other stuff willcome. A'd lit something like I'm very choosy about who I work with and if I don't feel like someone is agood state, I will dret them to someone else who, Ithink would be a betterfit. That's a very good. I don't even know what the word wouldbe very good. I add on I guess of that of He. I I can't personally help you,but I know someone who could and fostering a relationship that way, Ithink, is something that a lot of people don't do. They'll just be like.No, I'm not interested in that or sure give me everything in certainplaces come to me that are you know much more suited for somebody in adifferent niece than me and like here is their contact and then they've endedup working with them and it was something that was great for them justnot for me. I ' thought about community. Absolutely- and I also your tip aboutdontbing or not being afraid to say no, I would say that's applicable for allof life. It's I don't know about you, but saying no, it's like verysatisfying, and I I cherish the opportunities when I can do it. Youknow pre prewhere we're all kind of staying inside now, but when peoplewere like hey, you want to come out tonight and I'm already in in mylounging clothes and just put in some dinner, and you knowI'm sitting down and ready to just slays out all day and then they're likeyou want to come up and but no it's just so satisfied yeah. I Ithink that's definitely something I struggled with for a while and then, of course I have one of mybest friends, dray Um time of dray. If youall don't follow her, so you knowthat's one thing that always stressed me just an hanging out. I, like N, likeit's okay for you to say no like I know, but but, and I think it's just been poundin myhead and and yeah. I think it's so sadimying being able to say no and pickand choose where you spend your time and energy, and I like to poor my energy and timeand to people who are encouraging and uplifting. You know and have the samesense of community for sure. That's a very good distinction to make ofputting your time and energy into the people that are not going to drag youdown. I even even subconsciously. I I I would say that generally most people are not activelytrying to tear you down, although maybe I justdon't have enough haters yet maybe there's there's plenty of people outthere that are secretly doing it, but even sometimes just indirectly through their general attitude about things or just like you know, they just demand alot of attention or very various reasons for why they'redraining that's mayy, not intentional, but especially now like. I think it's beenso highlighted how how precious our time and energy is yeah and and how wespend our time. I mean this Kand Imac Isou, just really open my eyes into alot of things, and you know I try not to take things for granted um beforeall of this, but even more so now it's like okay. Iwill never take her granted the ability to just get on a plane and go somewhere.I love travel topodraphy. This whole year was supposed to be about travelphotography for me, Um, so yeah, I think just not taking that that time,Bor granted. Okay, I want to get your opinion on this. I I don't know ifyou've seen this, but there are for sure in Australia. I know there'ssome of this and then there's Somei...

Asian countries that are doing this,where it's basically a flight to nowhere where you get on a plane, theytake off you fly around and then you land back at the same airport, and thisis supposed to be like an alternative to actually going somewhere for peoplethat love to travel. I personally, I'm also a huge travel fan. I love Travei.I think this is like the stupidest thing, I've ever heard, or so yeah. I'dlove to get your Ci. No! I I think that ridiculous. I mean I love going to anew place, nexporing and imerging myself into the different cultures ofthe places that I go and really getting to know the peoplethere. So forme, that's a big! You know. Yes, I I'm glad to hear you say that wemight have had to usend this pocast right now re on board with him, but I Idon't think I've ever once said. Oh my favorite part of traveling is theactual being in the air close to cramped corners. That's my least favorite. I think theTAKEGOFF is my was favorte in the landing Kohy I alwaysget really tenseyeah. I I used to not- and I feel like in the past- probably pas a decade orso I still get like the slightest paying of of you know: Hey like. What'sthis brief turbulence for a second? Is that something that's wrong and it now?This is just what flying is like you should know it you've done it so manytimes yeah, and I think it comes with age too, in like the value of life. Forsure I don't know ' just knowingi whenever I was younger, I thought I wasinvincible. So, oh absolutely, and you can also kind of tell a little bitby the I guess, the casualness of the pilot. If they come on- and you knowthey're just like hey we're going to have some turbulence lookout like get back to see or if they're,like everyone, please get back Otyour seet. Now then it's like. Oh it's goingto get a little lumpier than I care for so it'll be fun. There was one timewhere the pilot think we are flying from somewhere t austin and it was justcrazy storms in Austin, so we're just kind of circling and I the camain comes on after maybe thirtyforty five minutes of that and says. Oh another plane was trying to land andwas unsuccessful and so like we're going to circle aroundsome more and that just like got off the PA and we're all kind of looking ateach other like what is unsuccessful men like. Did they fully like hit something or was it just? Theystarted and were like notemen ar now. Also circling around, but I guess thatwas what it was 'cause. I never heard anything else about it and I feel likethat would have made the news if there was anything more serious, arjust, verynonchalan from the captain, no big deal gay Sapiekeck pasacake. Not You mentionedthat, in addition to photography, you have a jewelry sided Hussell, which Ias someone that has no less than eight projects going atonce all the time. I very much appreciate this. How did you get intothe jewelry game? And you have a favorite piece that you offer? I do okay, so I did not want to makejewelry. That was never my thing. Never went to sell Joelry, but od of Brendteach me how to make these palmer clay earrings and it was so relaxing and Iwas able to be creative and I started making them as thank you to m all myclients. So, whenever a client shows up to a photochoot, I have like a littlegoody bag for them and it theire female give them the earring my mail clientshave something else for them that I don't make, but I started doing thatand people were like. Oh my Gosh, you made those you sel besyou selee Hem, Oh, you can have them Ocan just have them andgiving them out,because I enjoyed making them and then I was like okay like I leave, I couldpay for my supfy, and so when the...

...pendemic hit, I mean, obviously Iwasn't able to do photo fashion and everything kind of came to a halt. So Iwas just likehnow a good time to you know, set up my d t shot, and you knowI think it's just that entrepmeneureal spirit that I've always had like. Okay, like Gemnes limen. How can we makelemanade? How can we still be productive? And you know what can we doto get some income coming in? So that's how it all started, and myfavorite piece that I make is, I may be mood phase earrings for fall and I lovethem actually was wearing them today and so far people were really lovingthem and it has all their fases their dangles and they have all the pases ofthe Moon, they're, pretty fun pretty fun for this time of year. Ah that sounds very nice, and now Ineed to know, because if for for people that maybehave not seen your work you're a fantastic photographers. So if peoplewant to work with you, that should be incentive enough, but also this goodybag. Now what else? Who are people getting if they're, a clienaters, so welli'll go back B, t let's kind ofrewind Um, so goody bag? So My love language is a gift and I always loved to just ever since Iwas little when my mother did this like. If someone came and stayed Tha nightshe'd have just like wou a good he's on the bed for them, just something thatwas she thought of them and picked out special for them and like a littlehandwritten note and all throughout, like working n breetowns, but I wouldhandwrite notes and stuff. My client- and I know when I get something thatthat is special like that Wen to the time out. Like think of me and andwrite a little note just how impactbule that is. So I carry that on it', mybusiness and so gooty bags. I will make I have like one little colored bag. Imake a pair of earrings, I pick whatever it is, or make a pair ofearring based on the personality and what I've learned about that person. Sosomeone's like a minimalist or whatever you know, I'm not going to give thembig. Woud earrings like I would give dray some colorful oud earring. Youknow she's a very co colorful person, Um and so I'll do that and then I m I'm kind of a nerge. So I have likelittle eracers and little goodies, maybe like bubble just something funand like Whitehearted, that I throw in there, and I feel like that kind of makespeople joyful when they get it Um and then for guys it depends on the guy. Ihad a guy that I shot before and I gave him a little thing of like whisky'cause. That was his thing, so I it really it personalized by who I'mshooting Um, but all the girls get earing Ju t 'cause, it's easy and it'sfine. I really enjoy making making it and everyone. I do a little handwritten,thank you note and just count off of their next service and my business cardUm, and they also get- and this is something I think that really sets meapart from different gitographer- is. I know that taking pictures can beuncomfortable for a lot of people. Not everyone is comfortable being in frontof the camera. They're, not you know, they've never been on professionalphotosession. They don't know how to pose, and I pride myself when making mycients feel very comfortable. That way, I'm able to capture them, butI send out a photo, a professional, photoshoot preck guide to each of myclients before the fession so that they feel prepared- and I sewd aquestionnaire. So if they had any question like there there's thatcommunication and a lot of it too, is like posingtips, I'm very handong with people that are uncomfortable Um and I like toby.Okay, if we need O jamp on music and get you pumped up, you know, because ifsomeone feels awkward or uncomfortable while they're in a session, it's goingto show in te photo and I want people...

...to feel their best self during a photofashion. I think you you see that a lot inbusiness feadows, where it's like the uncomfortable kindof like arms crossedlike I I don't. I don't really like this, but that's that's what they'vetold me to do, and I really like that Prep Guide and, of course, a follow. Aquestion. Music Wise, have you found a certainsong or or style of music is kind o turned into your Gotoo of He. This getspeople ready to go Um Lizo. He I man, I think that get everybody goingGu girls included Um, and I think it depends on the client too Um. You knowlike I'll, be like what's your favorite music and what gid you pumped up for mepersonally, it's so difficult like I go off of them and their personally,because I listen to a lot of sad music but I's not good for photo e. You knowI'm not going to rock out my favorite artist, Julian Baker, or you know,probably not going to play Johnny cash. Dolly Parton, I mean, maybe, if we'rein Marfa or something, but s go for a very a very morose photoshoo,then thatit's B, I don't think anybody lines that so on top of photography on top of jewelry, you alsooffer a mentorship program. Yes, that ONA I'm really excited about.So I I started doing a mentorship programright before the pendamic hit, and I had a Minti during that time and the reason why I startedimmentorship is because when I first started photography, I knew nothing. Imean I have to creative eye, but I really just I was Los. I knew I lovedgoing on these mission trips and taking photogrophy and getting these stories,but I really didn't know how to mark myself what I was doing, I didn't knowall the manual settings on my camera like I should and I started Um seaching thetoterteer or sotingteaching photography with a Pablav Foundation and what we do. I we teach mchildren with cancer photography and we give them a DSLR and teach them how touse it so that they can kind of have an outlet from everything that they'regoing on, like that's going on n their life, an Cemo to everything else M, andI met somone through that program who just took me under her wing and menttoward me, and it was probably one of the most valuable things I could havedone for my dusness, and I just remember that and then Iactually paid for a mentorship also with another cattarderher, and it wasso valuable and I know like there's so many photographers and often I knowlike sometimes it's hard for people to feel comfortable or feel like. Oh mygosh. Well, how can I compete with these people and I want to be theperson that just encourages them there's enough room for everybody andif I can help them not make some of the mistakes. I made my business or tellthem like work for me and give 'em that you know that platform and cater it tobare need. I know it, it's really helpful to them. So that's how that'Sark a dew, atramentorship and everything from how to market yourselfis a photographer. Finding your Nich to business wh t like setting up yourselfa program, doing your LLC and then shooting in manual white. Everything like that like the ahands on they TIK ME in session. We have like one on one coaching. Also,it's really awesome, and I just I love it. I have a heart to to serve otherpeople, so it's fun for me: At's such a cool organization, too, of of teachinghow to use a fancy camera as a a non photographers called Theu sors...

...yeah, my fas, the camera, I a Wa that goes into the Tigrape Iporelike Oh, you know it's pointing to. Oh God, no there's so much more! Oh, noyeah! If you, I bought a daselar off of Craig's list a few years ago and Istill feel very unconfident using it. So maybe maybe we need to get togetherand you can teach me to be at least competent, if not the greatest of all time somewhere inthat rich. I can I absolutely wonderful, wonderful now another thing again we're justgoing down the line of things that you have done. I actually know I want toask one other UC or one other photography question first, because Ialways like to ask musicians about their worst ging that they've had, andso I would love to hear yours. You don't have to name any names oranything like that, but was there a s photoshoot or experience, or even just like onepicture that you were just like? This is the worst I'm trying to think. Okay,tre they're I'll use the scenario um I had and a it doesn't matter I'll, justsae it, but I had a Goto cession with Tesla and I was so excited about this photosession. This was you know, a big deal for me. I Drut and published in macis,and I was like. I really want to keep this going. I show up Thi, Atat in', soprepared I've got everything extra a do cards at my flash. I go to got my flash on my camera andthe little KNOB that turns to like to fasten it onto your camera. It'scompletely jammed and when I play completely jammed, I'm not like awhimpy girl who can't open a bottle like it was Jamn. I tot the guy to workthere to try. They took piers out and nothing would UNJAI F. I couldn't usemy flash were in lorecient lighting in the testless store and I'm just these, unlike Oh my Godlike how am I going to do that? So I think that panic mode, but I wasactually pretty proud, wit myself at how I handled it I stepped outside. Icalled up the top of Erfriend, who I know lived pretty close by, and I justtold her what was going on, and I said you know obviously freaking out. Ididn't. Let them see me freak out, but I'm like well, my God, its o on they'snever going to want to work with me again and God Bellec her. She was therewithin fifteen minutes with her flash for me to use. So I think that wasprobably one of the worst like just situations where it I was like. Oh my God like how embarrassing, but I didn't want that to show to myclient, but you know I threiking out, and I I 't Hav a backup, flash Um, buta was handled, and I think you know with the Tagerpy you'll get some clientwho are a little more difficult than others are more particular and I think, withthose situations I've always just like. I want my customers and clients to behappy. So if they're not happly, Ou know- Oh, I I maybe this edit orsomething okay ll. Let me let me fix that for you, so I think I think, forthe most part, all of my clients have been pretty amazing, so I'm lucky knockon wood, not in flux of terrible clients. Co, NoGod! No, don't Wut, not whodo. On me, Um, a lot of my clients are returingclients, because I actually offer something that is really unique and myhusband came up with it and since I've launched it, I a couple of my friendshave started doing it, which is really cool to see, but I have a blalder insmall business subscription package which is phenominal for thesepthesebusinesses and influencers, because...

...they're guaranteed monthly content andluckily shooting with me, and they get a discount for buying an bulkbesessioned, and so it's just a piece of mind for them. So you know a lot ofthem will have campaign during the you know, each month coe they're able toknock it out with me, and we can queeze as many outfits in as possible inlocation. My ubscription package members get they get a lot more becauseUm, you know they have signed for either the three months six months,twelve months and so there's definitely perk perch to that o. A lot of my clients are returninclient, I'm lucky that way. That's a very creative addition thereand I think, a great reminder for no matter what your business is. Likealways be thinking big picture and thinking of ways that you can add extravalue, yeah absoltely, I work with Amandadeerjewelry here in Austin, and I mean of course I justhave beloved herselfforever and you know worked with her kind of on an influencing level beforeand now I'm doing photography for her monthly for her intogram and that Havbeen a dream. You know dream brand of mine, a female own somehime, I'm superpassionate about, and you know it's it's a B thing to be able to to workwith these small businesses here in Austin and and offer them. You knowpackages that soot their needs absolutely and our what has become now like an everyepisode reminder of support, your local business's people yeah a hundred percent Iam, I'm so so sopassionate about that- and you know I do- host some quarterly baldered beatups ther. Well, I did before the pendamic Um and I just host. You know,Group of women or Guy Whoever you know like anyone, is welcome to bes andalways get like my wags and local businesses, because I want their nameout there. I want up to be supporting them and that's really just somethingthat that's always been near and deer to me. I like the mom in to yes, yes,so much so much one other thing we're getting back toyour your fourth or fifth hustle. Here I is that you' You've spokeen at eventsaround Austin, and I think I mean il I'll quote the oldJerry Seinfeld bit of Mey pulled a bunch of people and I public speaking was people's numberone sphear and death was their second, and so, if you're at the funeral, you'drather be in the casket than doing the eulogy, and I think that still ringstrue today, which is I that people, not the biggest fans of public speaking,it's Intimidatig to get up on a stageor on camera in front of a bunchof people, but now that we're in our sort of like zoom Al Zoom, all the timesort of mindset, I people are kind of getting that exposure, whether theywant to or not and yeah. Having spoken at conferences and events like this, doyou have sort of like a go to preparation that you do before a speechto to calm those nerves a little bit? There's a couple of things, because Iam definitely not a public speaker. I've been asked to see. Can I viebecause of things I'm passionate about, and I alway find it's a lot easier toget up and talk to people about things that I know about and I'm passionateabout. So if I'm well versed it's easier, but I still like shake Um when I get up in front of People Um,but I think the biggest thing that hasheped, that is having the support there with you at the event. So I know one ofthe events that I guess Goke at I had my friend Jenebiv come along and shewas just such a clalming spigret. There...

...she's, like you're, going to do greatyou're going to do awesome and I know like the Mike messed up in the middleof of me speaking in front of all these people, and it threw me off, and I was, and I I stumbled over my work well thatbe my life end of the day, I'm human. This is me, you know, take it Orleavethat if I'm up there and I'm anerd look what d you see is what you get so I tinjust finding that confidence like it's. Okay, if it doesn't go perfect, just get up there do the best that youcan. If you slip off it's okay, we're human and having someone there that oreally good support of you. I know I have a great great community of womenand and men who support me and encourage me. So if I flip up they'llbe there to be like Thatt's all right, you know you did great, it's it's okay!I think I think it's important to surround yourself with those people anddon't take yourself too seriously. You know I mean I know I' struggle withthat. Like, Oh, my Godt's, not perfect, not fer, big look, I mean we're, notcarfact we're human, and sometimes I feel like overcoming your fear ofsomething is just so empowering and then you start doing it more and moreand it becomes more natural team yeah. We are all human and I I likedon't take yourself too seriously as well. There have been times where I have and afterwards I'm like what amI doing this isn't so serious. That's all right right! I are you going Tacare about this in five years, like probably not probably not you'rright, you're right and another thing I like doing on thispot. Gast is asking a question you wish. You wereasked more frequently and we've talked a little bit about yourvolunteer work, but it it sounds like incorrect me if I'm wrong, but itsounds like you have a non profit that you want to start so give us the scoot.What's this all about okay, I have wanted to start a nontrofit for a really long time. We actually have the paperwork here at thehouse Um and it's just been something. That's kind of been pushed back as I'mtrying to plan and really just I wan to make sure a hundred percent. That's the direction I want to takewith a non profit becaue. I am going to start him on profit, so there were twoideas and one that- and maybe I do both you know what maybe I do both, but the first one is a, and this will probably be the onethat comes first as I want to so recover. thereare people in recoveryand people who have been incarcerated and I feel like those people might nothave the best to interview, skills and they're going to need headshot,they're, also going to need to be able to explain to whatever person. That isinterviewing them if they have something on their record or if youknow, there's alcohol charges, drug charges whatever, and how to go aboutthat uncomfortable conversation. So I want to start a non profit where I havea closet and there's clothing, to give the people, women who are in recoveryand are just coming out of incarderation H, clothing for jobs andto go and interview and sit down with them and give theminterview. Skill do some lock interviewing and you know, Ju some likerole playing in that cent and some tips and tricks and then gave them headshotsfor their linten and that something I'm really passionate about, and I have aheart for people in recovery. So that is the number one and probably be thefirst non profit that I have, and the second would be really want tostart a summer camp for kids, um...

...children who have either lost parents.I woft my mom when I was eleven so having that safe, Sbaseit camp and justlike, where you can be a kid- and you know, do maybe some art therapy andhave horses and just allow them to have a safe place, m or children whose parents areincarcerated or battling addiction. As I to non HROFIT, I'm gone a tart. Doyou have names for both of them? So No, I don't, I think, there's so thereare a couple of things that have like run through my head. I had a bestfriend who just passed away during coved Um and her name is was Juliana and she wasjit an angel and so and maybe won't incorporate her name somehow or or maybe just use mine like erands,Erand, closetofe, hope or something. I don't know that sounds Cheesy, I'mgoing to come up with a good one. So if anyone is listening and you think of agood name, let me know fantastic will do a fun. giveaway ofsomeone comes up with the name that you end up using yeah yeah I'll, throw ANA photohai like it.I like it aswhy. I think both of those sound,wonderful and I look forward to sing them enter the world by the end of next year. Are we settinga goal right here for for timing? I know they camp won't be that soon,just because of property Um, and it's something you know like my husband andI have looked at and stuff. So definitely not that, but I absolutelyby the end of next year a hundred percent wanted you that hadshot one and the cloet for sure boom we're getting the good people coolthings scoop I always enjoy. It mgiin my ice cream out after this, because it's a scoop that was a verypoor segway into the top three which we always wrap up every episodewith and for you, I think, we'll keep it niceand symple you're Taugt, three people that have inspired you. Oh okay. I lovethat question. Talk Three people who have inspired me: one would be audryHapburon and not only does her fashion, you know Infarme, but there's a she wasshe had such a thirdy heart and she loved to give back and her story telike growing up and- and everything is just so impactule, but she has thisquote, and it's actually written upstairs in my art room and it s. Youknow you were given two hands one to help yourself and want to help othersand that something I try and live by and so she's definitely inspired me andthen okay, Jim Hinson there with me here, I w everything, Jim Heson everdid and he would be at my table. You know, like you know, if you could have anyone at atable, he would definitely be there so creative. My first job, I was actuallyMarianette propatiers and I I loved Jim hintons creations and a huge labyrinth,lover, Um and just everything he was. I would love to just sit down and pickhis brain. He was just one of the most creative inspiring people and then okay. Third, this is tough.You know what I'm going to say my mom, because she was one of the most gettinghospitable, generous people. She would just give the shirt off herback to anyone. She was always there to Wen an ear or a hand to somebody- andyou know I just look up to her so much. She wasso creative and I hope that I can beome...

...you know half a woman. She was wee mythree fantastic list round erand. Thank you so much orcoming on the poncast. This was a delight we I feel like whatever people's focus are hustle orbusinesses. They got some good tips and hopefully got some good inspirationtoo. I hope so. Thank you so much yourhaving me I av been. This has been fun. Of course. If people want to learn moreabout you, if they want to hire, you learn more about the mentornship. Ishare man, ideas with you. Where can I find hem so strattened got home so so likesewing s, cw Um, Um, insogram, so stratten? Well, yes, please go checkout hereis work, so Strann Insam, so strane, dotcom and, of course, we'regoing to rap up with a Corny joke and why not make it photography neamed? Why was the photo arrested? Why? Because it was framed, got AFTERTTA PEOPLE.

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