After the AOL shoot yesterday, more on that later, I received a call from a journalism student at Cal State Northridge, who wanted to interview me for a paper. Not the school paper, but a class paper. I was flattered:) She was raving about my designs, and when she asked how I come up with them, I said, Errr, ummm, I'm not really sure? Yeah, that's just what she wants to hear. I told her I'm a self-taught florist, so that's probably why I do things a bit differently. I don't know. There's no real point to this story, except that I was flattered, and it was sweet. I asked her to send me a copy when she's done, and she said only if she gets a good grade:)
Mostly we chatted about start-ups, and I heavily drilled that you should NOT spend a lot of money. Avoid doing so at all costs. See, I had no money when I started, so I learned how to do things like create a website, and things of that nature, that most people will pay for. My friends that did have money when they started spent it on things such as PR, advertising and stuff that if you really want to, you can do on your own. Now convenience will override money most of the time, so I get that- I just don't necessarily agree with it.
The real point of this story, is that I'm creating a new category called Editorial. Why? Because I have a lot of shit to say that may not pertain to flowers.
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