Wednesday, February 22, 2012

an american story .. FOLK

it doesn't get more American than clearly seeing a vision and setting out to make that vision a reality .. through the long hours, the doubt, the sweat, the stress and the welcome exhilaration when you finally see that dream come to fruition.

it doesn't get more American than standing against the odds and continuing on with your dream..

for that we should salute the folk at FOLK Magazine ..sharing the American story.

i know you have heard of the magazine .. FOLK made its debut in the fall of 2011. i know without a doubt the first image i saw of FOLK had me from the start .. it crept in and warmed my soul on an otherwise dreary fall day ..

(i love that cat!)

i felt a connection, which is what most everyone who have read or thumbed through this magazine have relayed to me .. there is a genuineness to the staff that goes deep .. its about sharing, helping and soothing ..

it's all your creative thoughts on paper and the people there to assure you, you are just as creative as anyone ..

it reminds you it's ok to put peanuts in your coke ..

it's ok to take your shoes off in the company of strangers ..

it's ok to say Yes Ma'am and No Sir ..

it's the sound of a slamming screen door ..

the smell of dill on a summer day ..

the feel of sunlight streaming through the screen on the back porch ..

the wave of a neighbor as he walks past your home ..

FOLK is about US .. You and Me .. share your story.

the kind FOLK at FOLK magazine have presented the chance for you to win a year of FOLK .. to enter this GIVE-A-WAY, just leave a comment here and share the give-a-way with someone ..

I will choose the winner of the years subscription to FOLK Magazine on Wednesday evening Feb 29th .... late .. as I will be setting up at Canton .. come see us ..
Arbor Boardwalk, space # 7 ...

love ya'

edited to add ..
P.S. Just in case you have not heard about this magazine .. please go LIKE their facebook page and take a look around .. you will adore them just as the current 6000+ likes do .. here is the link .. FOLK MAGAZINE FACEBOOK PAGE ..


  1. Hi Troy:
    I love the new header and look of your blog. Beautiful and inspiring as always, my friend.

    I'll be the first to leave a comment for your giveaway (before I turn off my computer so I can get ready to head back home to FL from WI tomorrow). Who knows? Number One could be lucky, right?


  2. That looks like my kind of magazine! I'd love to have a chance to win a subscription. I'll share about it on my blog and my FB page.

    Nita Jo

  3. Looks like a wonderful read and no doubt inspiring photos! Thank you for offering this chance. Hope to see you in Canton! blessings ~tanna

  4. Hey Troy, love your header and yes this is a great magazine! It feels like a great pair of jeans or a good cup of coffee with lots of cream please. It does feel like home. Thanks for sharing and I've missed you! Hope Canton is going well for you.

  5. I have not heard of this new magazine but it sure looks like one I would adore...Thanks for the chance to win a subscription..

  6. You'd be a perfect fit for that magazine, I think! Love your new header, too!


  7. I hadn't heard of the magazine before, but it sounds like one I would certainly like! Please throw my name in the hat!

  8. Please enter my name in the giveaway! I'd love to receive this magazine!

    barbara jean

  9. would love to win this Magazine. Very nice blog and your pillow shams are beautiful. I'll spread the word. Regards, Carol Mae

  10. So glad to see you back in the land of blog! I've heard of this mag but have never held one in my hands to peruse the pages. Looks lovely and maybe I'll be the lucky one to have a copy of my own! I'm still dreaming of Canton and hope to make the trip again soon!

  11. Wow! What a fabulous giveaway! Love that magazine! Thank you for being so generous! I will spread the word!

  12. Thanks for the chance to win! Please enter my name!

  13. I have not heard of this magazine, but it looks like a good one, would love a chance to win. Thanks for this great give away.

  14. This is the first I've heard of this magazine. I love the pic of the table and chair with the kitty! Very homey feel! I would love to look inside!

  15. Hi sweet Troy!!! I would LOVE to be entered into your Folk giveaway!!! The photography looks so gorgeous, I know it must be beautiful inside too :) Thank you so much for the chance, hugs and love, Dawn

  16. Why have I not heard about this magazine?? It sounds amazing!

  17. Well my goodness...I've just found your blog through Velma at Down Our Country Road who mentioned this Folk Magazine...never heard of it!!! But it sounds like something right up my alley and I'm going to look around next time we go into the city and see if I can find it. I would love to have my name thrown into the 'hat' for your draw...and thanks for the opportunity to win a subscription! Hope your day is a good one.
    Maura :)

  18. Thank you for the opportunity to win a subscription to this magazine, it looks wonderful! I have passed along the word :)
    Have a great day!

    PS I look forward to reading ore of your blog, I just found it!

  19. As a girl who hates to wear shoes and if the cover alone wasn't enough to draw me in ('cause it's gorgeous), your review and description is. Spoken like the true Southern gentleman that you are...make that Texan!
    The weather is promising to deliver y'all a good turnout. Sell to the floor!

  20. I hope I am not too late! Sign me up for your entry for this wonderful looking magazine.
    PS, love your blog, I joined as a new follower. Good luck in Canton. All my best to you and Rod....