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Friday, August 26, 2016

Them's Beggin' Words

.....or how our Snowflake makes a living.

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  1. Posted to the blog 8-26-16.

    This blog is a free to read and will remain a free, as it has for the past decade of the adventure. But if you are interested in contributing to the work you read here, you certainly can. Some of you have fired me to create illustrations or logos. Others who are more local depend on this farm for food. But for those of you who do not wish to buy a picture, commission a logo, or are too far away to pick up a share of pork - I will occasionally post encouraging you to contribute if you feel the writing deserves to be compensated. If you don't feel it does, do not contribute.

    As the farm heads into Autumn, it can make a huge difference, which is why I am asking now as the days grow shorter. You can either make a one-time donation of a few dollars or sign up for small monthly contributions through the subscription option on the right side of the blog.

    I'd like you to see this website the same way you see your local NPR station or a long-time running novel series you pick up from time to time to check in with the cast of characters and hijinks. You can always listen for free by tuning into the station or grab the book from the library - but at the end of the day it takes support from the people who consume what artists, authors, musicians, storytellers, photographers, and other creative fields to keep the home fires burning. In this case, literally.

    Thank you so much for reading and considering.

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    1. For clarity....the above was posted to the CAF blog.

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  2. Did you see her typo " Some of you have fired me to create illustrations or logos."? Should have been 'hired me' but she wrote "fired me". Freudian slip. Those of us here have fired her years ago.

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  3. There she is, hat in hand, using her begging words. Last week she was riding, swimming, and playing. Winter is coming. Where is the canning and preserving? Where is the wood harvesting? What on earth is she doing to prepare for winter?

    Unless she considers begging to be winter prep.

    I'll let her on to a little secret for steady income. Get a job.

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    1. She would consider you a hater for saying that.

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  4. She reminds me of the grasshopper in the story of The Ant and the Grasshopper. The ant worked hard and prepared for winter while the grasshopper fiddled and played. When winter came the grasshopper did not fare well.

    So our grasshopper is starting her fall begathon hoping the ants will bail her out another year.

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  5. I can't believe she compares Herself to NPR . . What happens to ALL the money she has received, where are the pictures from the camera she Needed? Oh she started here own Heathen Clan . How much does she pay in Taxes? Why would this destitute girl give away half of the winnings? Because it is All a Fairy Tale !
    Just a girl and her Pony . No Farm No Writing No Starving Artist. . .

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  6. I have to admit, I'm wondering if this is playing into her game. Whenever she needs money, she whines about the "haters" attacking her, gets a bunch of her fans jumping in to defend her, and probably gets a lot of donations from it. Lately, she hasn't been getting comments at all, it's like no one is reading her crap anymore.

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  7. I sent her a message about the blog post saying fired instead of hired. It was changed in less then 3 minutes. But, she doesn't have a phone!?! I just had to point it out bc it was a perfect Freudian slip!!!

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  8. I noticed that she turned off comments to the begging post. She probably doesn't want to hear those dreaded three little words - get a job.

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    1. If that doesn't speak volumes, I don't know what does.
      She wants donations but she doesn't want to discuss it. That's not crazy at all!

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  9. Next the Wolves are at the Door

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  10. OMG she NPR need COD for WTF

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  11. I am sure she will keep up with her important Community Service . She will Run to the Brewery and Lick Bottle Labels .

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  12. I mean, honestly, what is happening to our culture? What is happening to values like self-respect and self-reliance? If you want a vacation, work for the money to take one. If you want to make your dreams come true, work to make them happen for yourself. If that dream still isn’t working out, then maybe you are just not that talented and should start thinking of a way you could actually contribute to society instead of a way to leech off of it. It may be tough to hear, but you are not everyone else’s responsibility — and no one owes you anything. Grow up or, at the very least, shut up — because there are people out there with real problems who are likely sick of hearing you whine. — Katherine Timpf is a reporter for National Review Online.

    Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/439393/stop-using-gofundme-things-are-dumb-please

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    1. This is the best part of that article.

      "If you want to make your dreams come true, work to make them happen for yourself. If that dream still isn’t working out, then maybe you are just not that talented and should start thinking of a way you could actually contribute to society instead of a way to leech off of it."

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  13. Jon Bon Jovi just released this song: play it poodles!

    On the blogs - where you live- farmers talk about their social lives
    They're made of kale, coffee and rogaine, a touch of horse shit in their eyes
    (All your life) all your life all you've asked when's your border collie boyfriend gonna talk to you
    But you were begging in another world tryin' to get your artwork through.

    No one read a single word you wrote.
    They should have seen it in your tweets
    When in your yard you saw a goat.

    [Chorus:]
    Ooh, your truck's a little towaway.
    Jenna's scam crashed fast
    All those things she couldn't pay.
    Ooh, F150 a little towaway.

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    1. lol bravo!! love it.

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    2. You should write a book!

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    3. That was wonderful, and better than anything that JW has ever written.

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    4. L freaking OL.
      Love this.

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  14. The update for Birchthorn is- wait for it.... Birchthorn, which has been edited, now awaits a publishing house, which JW is going to hire so that the publishing house can format it, print it, and apply for ISBN. No mention as of yet who or what will be doing the cover art and/or illustrations. Apparently after being edited the book needs someone? to go through it chapter by chapter. Now I've never written a book, but even I know the process. A book is written, edited, and then there are rewrites that could take several times to rewrite before the book is ready for publishing. I recently purchased a book-first time memoir that took the author a year to write and two years of rewrites. Previous to this first book she was a practicing physician, so it took her a bit to switch gears. JW wrote this novella, which at approx. 40,000 words is 80 single spaced pages long. A very little book. It took her per her own words two years to write. It took her editor almost three months to edit. Now, it has sat for three more months while she? goes chapter to chapter. So no rewrites? A friend of mine hired a publishing house in Wisconsin to print 100 hardcovers, to format for e-book and help her market and I think they also did the cover? It cost her nearly $2500.00 to get this done. Even she had a first time book out in under two years and she was a banker before she became an author. The cheapest book publisher I could find online will cost $800.00 to start and this price does not include the cost of printing the books. It covers the cover, e-book formatting, selling on Amazon, ISBN application and marketing. So where or where will Ms. W find the money to fund these costs? Birchthorn people- it's gonna be awhile because as she stated- she is no longer putting out a date for completion, that's going to be left in the "publishers" hands.

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  15. I would like to see her do a video exaining that ! I bet she can Lie with a straight Face . $$$ ALL GONE .

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    1. Amen! Me too! Though I think she has perfected the art of the lie. She lives by it.

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  16. She really has no shame ...

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    1. Shame is only for folks who have a conscience, and also aren't lazy slackers like Jenna.

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  17. But she's not lazy!!! She has added "spinner and brewer" to her long list of - ah-hem - accomplishments.

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    1. She's a spinner all right- of tall tales!

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  18. Have y'all seen the cosmetic survey she chimed in on on Twitter? She will pay more for cosmetics that deliver "better performance."
    1) She clearly isn't paying enough. (Too bad they don't make something to cover up "crazy eyes").
    2) She really means her blog Readers will pay more for cosmetics that deliver better performance. Because we all know Snowflake doesn't use her own money to pay for Jack squat.

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    1. Unfortunately, her ugly runs far deeper than any cosmetics could cover. I'd say that it's bone-deep. It's probably a plea for more money from her dwindling fans.

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  19. Thats not cosmetics, its four day old dirt and mud. One more day and she will take a SHOWER

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    1. With the garden hose on the front lawn.

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    2. It is strange that she's obsessed with make-up and doesn't take more than 2 showers a week.

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    3. Good point! Haha
      I think she got too used to not having running water and thinks baby wipes, the river and hot tub are as good as actual bathing. Yuck.

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    4. Maybe she's using the "Louis XIV method," no actual bathing, just more perfume.

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  20. She's dreaming of booze for the weekend via Twitter. So much for her Reddit claim of not being a drinker.
    You can't believe one word that comes out of her mouth. She is a compulsive liar- which is also the most common symptom of narcissistic personality disorder.
    Those who give money to her are not only prolonging the inevitable, of her losing everything, but are also contributing to her mental illness. If she had to support herself, she would be forced to address her mental health issues or starve to death. You cannot stay gainfully employed anywhere if you are constantly lying and vying for attention.

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    1. Grifter with many names .

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  21. Oh! And you have to be connected to wifi to use it. Dial up Internet, indeed.

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