We've had some good sales at our booths lately. The pink dressing table, the little primitive desk, a big dresser, just to name a few of the bigger items, and then there are all the smalls. This is all good too, but it has kept us hopping to keep things tidied up and restocked.
I have had no time to paint these past two weeks. I was away for four days so that meant lots of catching up when I got home. So, no new projects to show yet. We've been taking in things that are ready to go with no additional work on our part. It's kind of nice!
A few more performances for this summer have come in this week too, so I have been sending out contracts and such, getting those into my performance schedule. You can check it in the tabs above to see what's been added. This summer will not be as busy for storytelling as last year, and I'm fine with that. Last year was awesome but I had so little time at home that it seemed like I missed the entire month of July. This month's schedule will be more reasonable and I can make up the income on eBay if I am home more. I am getting the feeling that I am slowing down on traveling so much. It didn't happen intentionally but I can see a shift in how I plan. I am a homebody. I like being here and mucking about with home things. Long drives are beginning to have an effect these days; the following day or two I just feel worn out. I don't know; I'm just going to see how things flow.
Today I am working on gardens, planting more flowers and pulling weeds...and pulling weeds....and pulling weeds. The flower beds aren't doing well this year--too many perennial weeds have got footholds in them and the constant rain hasn't helped that situation. I'm thinking I may be taking some beds out next year and maybe starting new ones, just to get a better grip on the situation. They still look pretty, though;maybe it's just my usual feeling of being overwhelmed by the work they need at this time of year. And while we were taking a coffee break, we were visited by a migrating Baltimore Oriole--the first time Larry has ever seen one. A nice perc of the job!
More family events are coming up this weekend, so I need to get back to work. Maybe there will be blogging time in the coming weeks as things begin to settle down a bit. I hope so. I miss my usual time to write, and seeing your comments.
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