Dreams and Courage

11 Jun

It’s been more than a month since my last post and just more than one week since the first printed issue of VintageKC hit the Kansas City scene.

Last week was the longest week of my life.

I’ve had such an overwhelming response to the premiere issue of VintageKC Magazine that I can hardly keep up with the loving readers, stores wanting copies and businesses wanting to advertise.

I did not expect this.

I knew this was a good idea. The vintage scene in Kansas City is growing, vibrant and so creative. But the extent of love and support from the community has been beyond my wildest dreams. They embraced VintageKC with open arms.

In one week I’ve lined up the next home tour and fashion photo shoot for the fall issue. That took me months to do before. And I’ve made so many wonderful connections with such inspirational, amazing people.

And I couldn’t be more grateful, humbled.

I’ve discovered a lot about myself in the last few months. And I’ve found that Matt Damon was right: All you need is 20 seconds of insane courage.

It’s taken a lot of courage, a lot of picking myself up and pushing forward.

And it was worth every second.

I’m fulfilling my dreams and I never thought that would happen. I’ve been in the magazine industry for 6.5 years and I know that each step I took was a step to get me to this very moment.

In GGTs news I have yet to unpack boxes of treasures and I’m honestly not sure how much I can keep up with at this time. But I’ll do my best! I do so love treasure hunting.

For those who live outside the KC area who would like a subscription, you can purchase one here. Copies are available around town for free.

Follow your dreams friends.

Until next time…

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4 Responses to “Dreams and Courage”

  1. Aunt 'Chele June 12, 2012 at 7:07 am #

    I am SO PROUD of you, Erin!!! You’ve worked so hard to get to this place of realizing your dream. To juggle all the things you have going in your life and create this exciting, new magazine…I am in awe! I’m glad you’ve had such an amazing response to your premiere issue. I know you will continue to inspire us all with your future issues! You said “I Believe”, and you did!!!

  2. Amy@BuffaloRoam June 12, 2012 at 8:35 am #

    I am so proud of you! You absolutely deserve every good thing that comes your way – you earned it. Enjoy!

  3. Ashley@AttemptsAtDomestication June 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm #

    Congrats! That is so awesome! 🙂

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