09 June 2010

Beads Revisited

My bags are almost packed and I am getting ready to go. On Thursday morning I am driving down to Milwaukee to join my former boss at the Bead & Button Show. For three wonderful days I get to play with beads again. I cannot wait, to tell you the truth. The beading business is the part of my old life I truly miss. I am working on my shopping list to get my basic supplies organized. And I promised to bring back something shiny for one of my staff and silver crimp ends for my niece.

Unfortunately my little beading retreat is threatening to turn into a stressful event. Aside from Bead & Button, I have agreed to a family reunion, the Locust Street Beer Run, and driving to Wausau and back late Friday night to pick my husband up at the airport. He is returning from a week long training in Denver. It's my own fault. I always do this. Not wanting to disappoint anyone, I try to find a way to make everyone happy. And I usually do. Everyone but me.

A woman in her forties should know better, don't you think?

4 comments:

  1. I hope you have fun--you need to delegate some of the work to others so you can be happy too!

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  2. As you get more into those forties, you'll probably get better at saying that "no" word:)
    I hope you have a great time. I would love to play with beads.

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  3. OMG! A weekend with beads... I would be bankrupt when I went home, IF HeMan Hubby let me come home that is! LOL!

    I tell him it could be worse, I could be addicted to drugs or alcohol instead of beads and yarn and... ben & jerry's... he says the drugs or alcohol would probably be less expensive.
    He may have a point... but I'm not giving up my beads!
    Stopping by from SITS... have a great day!

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  4. Anonymous11 July, 2010

    No wonder he missed his flight; way to go!!!!

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