Poor weather and a lousy turnout, but I still covered costs. Not bad for my first one!
The employee needs a day off, if only to do laundry. The manager notes this and promises to schedule one. The owner notes the quality of enamelwork from this week and allocates funds to buy the company its own kiln. Probably not until September, so that when the employee comes back from vacation she can […]
The mail today brought the package of Vintaj Brass findings that I’d ordered. Very very exciting; I’d planned to spend the day designing and assembling some lower-end jewelry items for my show next week. These are really gorgeous. Unfortunately the mail also brought some pressing administrative BS, which has totally sidetracked me; so I doubt […]
From swingsyren. The unexpected effects of being laid off. For me, the first segment was hard to watch. My experience was similar yet different — for most people the event of being laid off happens very suddenly, and is over quickly. Mine lasted for eight months. I thought this was a beautiful piece.
Dood. Yeah, I lemming’d up and reordered some silver today. For grins, here’s a slightly broader perspective. (FML.)
Things are chugging right along. It’s strange how just a few changes can make a huge difference in mindset — there’s still an absurd amount of stuff on my ToDo, but for the first time I don’t feel like I’m spinning my wheels and getting nowhere. So what changed?
Wearing my academic/historian hat today. Skillz… rusty….! I feel like I have been shifting mental gears an awful lot lately. Ready creative go! Okay, now be organized! Technical expertise, fire! Fiscal planner go! Write something scholarly! Whee entrepreneurship. My brain hurts. Thanks to everyone who reviewed my site and offered comments and encouragement. Updates/corrections are […]