Where did summer go? Is it really already September? This summer was just a blur for me with so much going on, but the health problems I dealt with most of the summer are beginning to show signs of improvement. De-stressing is easier said than done, but I am so happy to say I have let go of things that were sucking energy of me and replaced them with things I enjoy. I have made it over to the beach atleast 3 or 4 days a week for the past month. Spent some time on the road with Steve a few weeks ago and didn't even carry my laptop! He has a few trips scheduled in the coming weeks and I am thinking I may just have to see what those trips have in store for me. And our week at Myrtle Beach will be here before I know it or atleast I hope it is!
I have worked on some art projects for upcoming exhibits, delivered two mixed media works to St. Simons Glynn Art Juried Show to be on display until the end of the month. Been playing with some new techniques and new mediums. I made a list of projects and then broke those projects down into tasks. It is amazing how quickly things go when you have a plan. Yes, I went back to my tried and tested and works business knowledge. The Student Artist program through the marketplace is coming together and hopefully will be in full force very soon. Changes are in the works for the Marketplace itself and I am working on some major updates to my website. Funny how your own personal sites and obligations get put on the back burner while you take care of everyone else.
Someone said to me this past week "one of the things that I admire about you is you are a leader and not a follower! You always put others needs before yourself." To me that was a great compliment and one that I have always been told and don't take lightly. I was taught, do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Well we all know sometimes you don't get back what you give, but that's okay as I am a true believer in payback. You get what you deserve sooner or later, good or bad.
Today I hope I continue to receive a few more of those gorgeous red Gerber Daisies. Each morning I look out my window as I work on the computer to see how many survived the night.