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I knew I was in trouble when I walked in the room and was surrounded by suits, expensive cologne and lots and lots of hair gel!

Actually the people were wearing the suits, cologne and lots of hair gel. I was wearing my suede brown boots, my brown hippie skirt, simple white thermal top and my red wool jacket that I got on clearance at Old Navy. A few weeks ago a acquaintance called me up and invited me to learn more about a part- time online opportunity. I took the invite as a nice gesture and planned on making it to the meeting, but missed it due to schedule conflicts. About a week later he returned my call and invited me to another meeting. So that was the meeting I walked into and immediately realized I was in the wrong place. Don't get me wrong. I know the intentions of this acquaintance were good, the people were kind, they tried their best to make me feel welcome - but artsy idealist me was never going to have the excitement and enthusiasm for numbers and marketing that these folks did. I even met up with an old school mate that I hadn't seen in years and he kept reassuring me that, " You are

Artists Share Expo this Saturday!

Arthur Spiegelman (who created the image above) was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and immigrated to the United States with his parents in his early childhood. Spiegelman studied cartooning in high school and started drawing professionally at age sixteen. Despite his parents wanting him to become a dentist, Art Spiegelman majored in art and philosophy at Harpur College. After leaving college in 1968, he joined the underground comix movement. This month's Artists Share Expo will be a eclectic mix of media, music and personality this month as Julia Ciesla-Hanley, Fred Dickson, Jonah Hathaway, Andy White, Tara Lamont, James Reed, and Noisetrack perform music varying in styles from singer songwriter, classical, rap and noise. A photography collection by photographer Megan Pop will be on hand as well as "Deez Accessuriez", a creative art jewelry collection made from guitar picks and buttons created by Danielle. Artists Share is a monthly gathering of musicians, artists, photogra