Tuesday, March 06, 2012
I purchased several boxes of slides at an estate sale awhile back. All of them say "Realomatic" on the top and sides. I may have to disassemble one of those box tops and frame the darned thing because I have got to get real. There is just no way at this point, that I'm going to be able to blog every day or even post a photo a day. I tried, I really did, but I'm in way over my head. It seems like every time I start to think about something fun or start editing photos I burst into tears. This is not a way to write a blog! Well, not the type of blog that "I" want to write or read.
...and it's not every time, but it sure feels like it.
I called a friend of mine who lost her dog years ago. I knew she had a hard time with his death and my Mom even suggested that I might like to give her a call - well, she didn't tell me anything that I didn't know already, but it was good to know that I wasn't totally off my rocker. It was also great to talk to another Mom figure without it being mine. She suggested that I talk to my Dr and that it took her six months or a bit more to get over the daily sadness over the loss. I'm into month three. My antiquing is certainly a distraction, but given the slightest chance to get emotional about anything, I fall off the deep end. It's not always just about my dear Mocha.
Yes, yes, I have an appt. to see my Doctor.
We'll see what he has to say about all this.
On a brighter note - I am having a lot of fun with the antique booth. There is no question about that. I even rented a second space in a brand new mall and I may even rent a third. The second space isn't open yet, but should be by the first of April. I sure hope so because I have totally run out of space to store all of this stuff. I'm also needing a place to sand and paint, but I've filled my garages so full that I have to haul the stuff outside of the garage and I'm not so sure the condo association is too keen on that type of activity. I have two dressers to refinish, a shelving unit and several night stands to also redo. OH and that telephone bench that I showed you all last week. I have to do that one. I even have a rotary dial phone to put on it - for sale of course.
My first booth that I share with my friend Bettyann is 6' wide by 6' deep. It's teeny tiny, but boy can we pack a lot in there. The second booth I've rented all alone (biting my nails!) is a 10 x 11. I can put large pieces of furniture in there, but goodness, it is going to be a challenge to keep it looking "decorated." I'm going to have my photos for sale, too, so I'm grateful for a nice big space for those. The ideas I have for that 10x11 are vast. I think I have redecorated it in my mind a few million times. I want the Grand Opening to be a smash and I want my booth to look fabulous. Fabulous enough that everyone wants to buy everything in it! When that happens, then I can go back to the auctions and buy more nifty stuff!
So that's the short list of what I've been doing...crying and buying. I just hope that leads to happiness and a paycheck.
Have a wonderful week and I'll see you soon!
Posted by Kristin - The Goat at 2:42 AM