The other day I was driving home from work and the song "Don't Blink" by Kenny Chesney came on. I've heard the song before but this time the words really hit me. I think because I feel like I blinked and the summer was gone (well it is gone). What happened? First Des Moines, then California, Virginia Beach (a quick trip), Charlotte, Tulsa, Virginia Beach (again, but longer), Cincinnati, and San Marcos. All between the middle of July to the third week of September. Now don't get me wrong, I like my job and I like to travel, but that many trips in a short time made the summer go by in a blink.
Since I've been home from San Marcos, I've been trying to do some of the things I've missed doing. My bedroom still isn't quite clean, but I did reorganize my craft room and I found I have a bunch of scrapbook and card kits (so I've started working on those).
Then today, I came home and discovered a set of stamps I ordered had arrived (from Skipping Stones Design), PLUS, the sweet person that owns the company included two additional stamp sets. I was ecstatic since one was a birthday set and I need a card for a friend. Oh the joy! I not only stamped, I pulled out my Copic markers (the ones that make me feel like an artist again) and created a card. It was so very fun and fulfilling. So here it is:
Of course I used my favorite color - purple. It's a pretty simple design, but it was quick.
I'm hoping this will jump start me back to doing the things I enjoy and keep me blogging as well, cause life is good!