Galaxie Safari in the News

forest Park Review, Galaxie Safari in the news, local newspaper, forest park, oak parkIf you haven’t seen my tweets and Instagrams from last week, I have exciting news! My tiny card business was featured in the local papers last week! You can read the article online here. A few weeks ago, I sat down with Nona Tepper, the reporter for the Forest Park Review, and we chatted about letter writing and card making and sending mail. It was a delightful conversation. A couple weeks later, they sent photographer Alexa Rogals to my home for a photo shoot, which was the most nerve-wracking part, at least before Alexa got there. (She’s a true professional who made me feel very comfortable.) Thankfully I was able to get my desk cleaned up in time for the photo shoot. It was neat to have my actual workspace featured in the article, though it’s never that clean when I’m actually making cards! (Today it’s a chaotic mix of personal mail, prep for my show this weekend, books, and newspapers!)

I’m so grateful to my local newspaper, The Review, for doing the article about me and other small businesses in our community. Just like it’s nice to open your mailbox and find a letter amongst the bills, it’s nice to open a newspaper and read some light articles amongst the politics and crime. We all need a little break now and then, right?

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4 thoughts on “Galaxie Safari in the News

  1. Laura says:

    I appreciate your blog. Not sure if I have commented before, but I too am a lifelong postal pen pal (started as a teen, now middle age!). I have found my pen pals primarily through FB’s (past and present) and also informal postal pen pal publications (print) but most of these have ceased. Here was my first post: https://postmanstreasure.wordpress.com/2017/11/23/postalpenpals/

  2. cath says:

    How lovely to find yourself and your business in the newspapers. I hope it will bring you many more customers along the way too.

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