and I couldn't be happier!!!! You see....I'm leaving on a jet plane....on Thursday morning....at the buttcrack of dawn (why oh WHY did I book the early flight????).....and I'm heading down to the Big D! Dallas, Texas! To spend a long weekend with mom and we're heading to the Dallas Quilt Show!!!! YEEEEEHAW!!! ;o)
I need the inspiration! I need the break from reality.....I'll be back to reality soon enough when I road-trip it back to the ol' home state of Ohio to visit Dad and try to get his spirits back up. That will be a whole other post, I'm sure...but for now...............I'm looking forward to the Big D! REAL Mexican food.....Coronas....WARM sunshiney weather! Yeah baby! That's what I'm TAWKIN 'bout! ;o) A complete reality escape!
I've been dinking around in the sewing room, ahem....excuse me....the STOOOODio. ;o) And on a recent junking/antique outing I picked up an old glass lamp part and immediately thought of a weird sort of tassel! Here's the result! I had cut out a quilt using all of those great colorful Kaffe Fasset fabrics and couldn't BEAR to toss out the lovely pile of thin strips leftover. So I've been saving them....and HERE is my artsy-fartsy, probably still in need of some sort of flourish to finish it, tassel. What do you think? Should I keep rooting around for old lamp parts and crank these suckers out for resale? :o) NOT! I'm weird, I know, but I kinda like it...just need to finish it off....and yes...I know...it's a LARGE tassel! LOL
And..as the days go by and I ponder life (yeah...having a cancer-stricken parent will do that to you)...as I do that...I again remind myself that life is just too damn short to spend it hating your job, hating where you live, etc. And every day I inch closer and closer to just taking the leap and leaving corporate America and just find some way to "freelance" my way through my days and enjoy life! It's a difficult decision...leaving such "comfort" ....such "security".....but every day I realize for my own sanity, my happiness, it's something I need to do! Sooooooooo......yeah. Is my hour up yet, oh wise therapist? LOLOL