Tag: vintage jewelry

I now have my third festival (or would you call it the fourth, since this was a two-day festival?) under my belt.  I definitely had my bases covered with this one.  I planed and then planed again.  I even did mock-up sales with my son and boyfriend prior to the festival to make sure I wasn’t forgetting anything.  I purchased new labels for my boxes, prices tags with my logo, and flowers for the tables.  I printed signs for the tables and had a very pretty amethyst holder for my business cards.  Our booth was so pretty!

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I am of the belief that all things happen for a reason.  Yes, even the “bad” things.  We may not see the reasons right away.  Or our egos may blind us to the gifts that are offered. 
If I had stayed with the sadness of my Mom’s death, I never would have noticed the gifts that her passing brought too. 

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Not long ago my creativity was unleashed on the stage.  I miss the stress of coming up with an audition song and monologue.  Sitting in front of auditors and delivering my pieces, shaking in my wheelchair that feels suddenly so isolated. 

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I have chronic pain. It’s morning.  I’m awake – again.  I’ve slept a few hours in a semi-upright position because my body doesn’t lay flat.  Nor will it bend to a full 90 degrees.  I can’t get up yet, but I have to go to the bathroom.  I take an oxycontin to help move some of the pain to the back burner.  And I wait.

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