I change during the course of a day. I wake and I’m one person, and when I go to sleep I know for certain I’m somebody else.
~ Bob Dylan
Croning My Way Through Life
That’s life (that’s life), that’s what all the people say
You’re ridin’ high in April, shot down in May
But I know I’m gonna change that tune
When I’m back on top, back on top in June
I said that’s life (that’s life), and as funny as it may seem
Some people get their kicks stompin’ on a dream
But I don’t let it, let it get me down
’cause this fine old world, it keeps spinnin’ around
Yep. That’s Life. My second craft show has been cancelled. Not enough volunteers. Not enough food vendors for the fest. And a hundred other legitimate reasons.
I’m sure Covid has a lot to do with it. People are still not sure about crowds and people and people not covering their mouths when they cough. And the thought of 300,000 people not covering their mouth when they cough is enough to scare a daredevil.
But I digress.
No craft show. No Angel Tears.
No making more strands like a crazy woman, no reorganizing my bins, no cleaning up sloppily put together bags.
At least not within the next two weeks.
Although I am sad I can’t show my wares to the wandering-past public, part of me is glad I have more than two weeks to get my sh$t together.
I have a lot of sh$t to get together.
Like I’ve said before, I learned so much my first time around. What I offer, how I package, how I pack. How to keep organized. How to talk to people. How to plan and how to breathe.
I am quite happy with how much I’ve grown in the past few months. I learned to stay focused, to take pride in my work, and to more forward one step at a time.
We all need quests like this.
Maybe not selling your wares or publishing your book.
Quests can be as simple as finishing balancing your checkbook. By completing a walk around the block. By repotting your overgrown plants.
There is always some task we need to finish before we start the next one. It’s so easy to make a half effort then move along, forgetting what we promised ourselves. Meaning well but never following through.
Let me tell you. It feels good to have accomplished something. And it frees me up to take on the next task.
So until next time ….