Much as we hate to think of fast-forwarding our lives and thereby missing out on a lot of wonderful things, we sometimes cannot help ourselves, as we anticipate exciting events that loom on the horizon.
This photograph above, taken a little over four months ago in late September, 2022 at the fabulous Bewitching Peddlers of Halloween art show, brought on a touch of happy melancholy (is that such a thing?) as I look forward to another road trip up to Michigan for this year's show.
In the photo, my dear friend Vance and I took a moment to pose as we were setting up our booth. In the background, my husband Mark is busily attending to all the necessary tech stuff (in this case, setting up the TV/DVD to play our Dolly Parton interview which was featured in the Fall 2021 issue - and Dolly looked absolutely stunning in it!) and Scott and Kathy Jean are off to the side somewhere.
I'm still amazed at how gorgeous the Autumn Brilliance booth turned out. Like a Halloween circus tent wonderland, full of rich billowy fabrics of all textures making up the ceiling and wall, all of which were colored black & orange, of course. Vance and Scott did a fantastic job of creating this booth! Everyone ooh'ed and ahh'ed as they entered and had a look around, which is exactly what we aimed for. It was simply smashing!
There are seven months to go before we endeavor to take on that road trip north, meeting up with our lovely bunch of artist friends in that beautiful little town of Marshall. And, as I said earlier, shouldn't rush time but I just can't help it... I wish that day would hurry up and get here.