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Subject: [Leica] update: April show
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:53:23 -0500
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Congratulations, Doug.  We all knew it would be a great show!

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
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From: <wildlightphoto at>
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Sent: Monday, March 28, 2011 9:37 AM
Subject: [Leica] update: April show

> On Saturday I delivered 48 framed prints to the gallery for hanging. 
> Friday
> midnight I felt like I was at mile 20 of a marathon, where runners usually
> hit "the wall". For those who have yet to run a marathon, "the wall" is
> where your energy reserves are totally depleted, all hope is gone, the
> dementors are moving in for the kill and you still have 6.2 miles left to
> run. IIRC it's where I swore I'd never run again as long as I lived.
> The nagging questions I had were:
> ) are my homemade frames good enough?
> ) do I have enough to fill the gallery space?
> ) did I print everything too small?
> ) is the gallery owner going to tell me I f***ed it all up and now he has
> nothing for the month of April?
> Saturday morning driving to the gallery was like mile 26: legs are
> cramping, knees are wobbly, energy reserves and brain activity are beyond
> As I brought the prints into the gallery the crowds began cheering! The
> gallery owner loves the prints, the gallery's framer was delighted with my
> frames, mats, everything, and there's plenty to fill the space. The owner
> summed it up: "This is going to be a great show".
> BTW I didn't quit running.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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