The days are just whirling by. Seems like just yesterday, but it has been 7 weeks since my knee replacement surgery. Silly me! I had to schedule surgery in the middle of the Christmas selling season so that I would be ready to go to Chicago (by myself) to do a wholesale show! Our faithful assistant Mary Jane has been making chimes (shipped them last week. I have been making table skirts and packing office supplies (will ship on Monday), all while trying to manage my pain medication to a reasonable level so I can function, not fall asleep, not be in too much pain, and be friendly to the customers. Not too much to ask now, is it? If I could just manage not to need a nap around 2PM, everything would be perfect!
We always think we are going to catch up and get so much work done in January and February because it is a slow time for sales, but it never happens. We are appearing at 3 different wholesale shows and a retail flower show the first 2 months of this year. And I wonder why I never have time to create new items. My goal for this year is to set aside time to work on new items.
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