Labor Day Weekend

September 2, 2006 at 6:08 pm 4 comments


This painting is called Sitting on the Fence, it’s by Jim Glover and the photograph does not do it justice. It was cold today and rainy, a reminder that winter’s on its way.

It’s labor day weekend and I’m doing my best not to labor. Long weekends are when you find out what a work-a-holic you really are. Sandra’s manuscript arrived this morning, so I had to start on it at least. Did some updating on my website, answered e-mail, attempted to clean something and then decided it was entirely too cold and miserable to be that motivated so I spent the rest of the day reading a book. Interesting little mystery thriller called The Death Artist. If you like these kinds of books, its worth reading.

One thing I must do this weekend is prepare a couple of speechs. I’m speaking to artists next week and business women the week after that. The artists are easy, the women – not so much. I’m still trying to get my head wrapped around why they want to hear from me. I write like a talk most of the time, if you’re reading this… that is me. Does this sound like a person who could teach a professional business woman anything? Well, I have a plan. I think I’ll talk to them about mentorship and their responsibility to take on a teenage girl if for nothing else than to keep another generation from turning out like me! Living in a small town, people really know me and don’t judge the quality of my work or my ability to get things done by how I’m dressed or whether I’m wearing make-up or not. When I need to, I can look professional… it’s an act, but hey, we do what we must.

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  • 1. Gela's Words  |  September 3, 2006 at 4:19 pm

    Oh winter is coming up and I so hate travelling to the States during that time but I have no choice. I’ll be in States in November. The great thing is I’ll be there only for a week and then it’s back in warm, sunny JA.

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  • 2. Kat Campbell  |  September 4, 2006 at 7:53 am

    Coming in for Thanksgiving? It will be easier to take since you only have to suffer for a week, and beautiful JA is the reward if you survive!

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  • 3. Guyana-Gyal  |  September 5, 2006 at 9:02 am

    Oh, do share your speeches, even parts, when you’re done 🙂

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  • 4. Kat Campbell  |  September 5, 2006 at 4:18 pm

    Okay GG, I will share the speeches since you asked… If nothing else, we’ll all have a good laugh over them!

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