I’ve always enjoyed blogging to give you an inside look at the world of Snoloha, and I plan on doing the same with SnoMon & Friends. Which, quite frankly, will probably be even more interesting to learn about…because I’m still learning. It’s a funny thing, with Snoloha I was the brand. It was ‘my baby‘. I… Continue reading SnoMon & Friends Inside Look
Since I announced the SnoMon & Friends project, I’ve had a few people inquire what the goal is (up until ‘the unveiling’ nobody knew anything about it). The goal? Simple. To create a compelling, memorable and entertaining story. Sound vague? It’s suppose to. I can tell you that SnoMon is the protagonist, of course. And… Continue reading The Evolution of SnoMon
It was August 28, 2006…so 8 1/2 years ago. That sounds like a long, long time. Heck, Snoloha was a newborn, we were renting a house, I was not yet married, I was fresh into my 30’s and not a grey atop my noggin’. Today? A 4 1/2 year old daughter, a homeowner, married, 40 years old…with grey hairs. Yup,… Continue reading SnoMon & Friends
SnoMon, Irie and Paxton — three amigos, with very different backgrounds and personalities, figuring out life one clumsy step at a time. SnoMon SnoMon is the official spokesperson for Snoloha and is the glue that holds these three together. He’s comfortable in his own snow, care-free, laid-back and happy-go-lucky. He’s got an adventurous curiosity about… Continue reading Snoloha presents SnoMon & Friends
Introducing “Irie the Monkey”. A stressed-out, neurotic, banana-addicted monkey who was raised in Jamaica. He badly wants to be what people think of when they think Jamaica. Unfortunately for Irie, he suffers from extreme neurosis and his given name that means ‘feeling positive’…he’s a walking contradiction. Constantly worried, and always anxious, the only thing that… Continue reading Meet Irie the Monkey
I’ve suddenly found myself with a handful of snow globes around the house. That’s what happens when you have kids. Until you gently shake it, a snow globe is pretty boring. There’s nothing happening. Just the status quo. Normalcy. Complacency. But you shake it…and something happens. It becomes interesting. There’s a story. There’s change. And… Continue reading Life is not a snow globe.
You might call it evolution – growing up – learning – pivoting – developing – tacking – zigging – zagging – you get the idea. But whatever you call it, one thing is certain, it involves ‘change’. Major change, actually. 2014 is the year that Snoloha makes a dramatic change in it’s day-to-day existence and… Continue reading SnoMon on the Noggin’
Recently you were introduced to Paxton, SnoMon’s ‘motivationally challenged’ penguin buddy. People seemed to be intrigued with Paxton, so I thought it made sense to let everyone get to know him a bit more. As you already know, the name “Paxton” is of English origin and means “from the peaceful farm”. And you also learned… Continue reading A Slacker Penguin from Antarctica
There’s snow on the ground here in Traverse City, Michigan. That means a number of things: My back will soon begin to hurt from shoveling It’s time to Build a SnoMon for the BUY. BUILD. BELIEVE. project Christmas is on the horizon. Time to start shopping. Time to dust off the snowboard and snowshoes And… Continue reading Baby it’s Cold Outside
You didn’t think SnoMon lived a solo, lonely existence…did you? Nope. SnoMon has quite the full life. He’s surrounded by an eclectic group of characters that keep him young at heart some days…and other days, well, he sometimes feels like he’s about to have a meltdown, quite literally. You thought SnoMon was laid-back…wait until you… Continue reading From the Peaceful Farm
Self-imposed deadlines that are not met and a new website not allowing you to purchase new products. No, I’m not talking about Congress…I’m talking about ME! And typing that comparison out for all to read…is kinda depressing. But it’s true. My original goal was to have new products, a new website and the BUY. BUILD.… Continue reading Moving at the speed of Congress
As you already know (or perhaps you don’t), SnoMon is back and is under contract with Snoloha. He signed a ludicrous longterm deal with a guaranteed salary, a bonus structure based on performance, royalties for perpetuity and final say on any Snoloha marketing and products bearing his resemblance. He has an excellent agent…and I’m a… Continue reading Buy. Build. Believe.