Monthly Archives: November 2011
I woke up in such a funk on Sunday. As I rolled over and pulled up the covers, I felt a little down. Thoughts flashed through my mind. I hadn’t felt like this in a long time and I couldn’t figure out why I was feeling blue. The feeling lingered most of the day. I was gentle with myself. I ordered a pizza and lounged around, watching classic movies. I thought about the marketplace. I did better than I expected though I didn’t hit my target. I didn’t feel any exuberance or delight just relief that it was over. By the end of the day, I recognized that I was feeling empty. For the last month, I was focused on preparing for the marketplace. I surprised myself with the amount of time and energy I readily poured into that project and now it’s over. What will I focus on next? Do I need a project to keep feelings of emptiness at bay?
Monday was better. I started tidying the house and mentally reviewing the marketplace experience. People that I knew stopped by hoping I had photographs. I didn’t. I was surprised that the scarves were the big sellers. I sold 2 sets of photo decal dishes and a sushi platter I painted years earlier. Read the rest of this entry