I decided I would be seen.
I loaded my rocks and goodies and walked over to see the doings at PDI. The day was warm (they started calling it hot) and morning had no wind so I set up on the outside patio. With lots of rocks holding things down, I had no problems.
It was such fun! I met an actual person FROM Central City Co. Nobody actually is from there! We talked about the good old days before casinos! There were Chinese, German and possibly Belgian folk and unusually a few non-English speakers, but lots of Coloradoans. Felt like old home week.
I finished my little ground squirrel pretty quick. Smaller than usual pieces because the big rocks are still at home. OR in the suitcase all wrapped and tagged and unsold!
I even made a lot of progress on good old #43!
Although I was not there a long time, I was pretty tired out. The early mornings are not for me. I got up again, a bit too late to make it to my deadline on Friday but I keep trying.
The dust and wind finally did me in at the PDI, but I went home and with a dinner party pending, found I was actively doing a LOT of stuff and nearly didn't get there in time. MOSTLY because the internet was a total pain all day.
I met up with Suzy and Steve, and Jim and Annie and a couple visiting Suzy and Steve and a neighbor in the park at the mobile home of my favorite ViP Dennis and his ViP wife, Jo Lynne.
They fed us.
MY oh, my did they feed us!! Steak and mushrooms with onions, big salad and baked potatoes! We fought the wind, but honestly, I am pretty immune to the wind. Perhaps the picture of my hair expanding around me, and ending in my meal could be disconcerting to the observer, but for some reason, it seems like the park, playing and hugging me... seriously, I feel embraced.
I was excited to bring the cookies my client had donated to the trip that I PROMISED I would save for pot-luck donation and not snarf all by myself! We adjourned in to their luxury land yacht (which reminded me so much of my Mom and her husband, Tom's traveling home) and chatted until after 8! Great company and elegant hosts!
My hostess gift was a small print (perfect for decor on the road) of the drawing I made the night before.
PROBABLY part of why I am not doing mornings so well.