August 21, 2009
Last Friday night before our anniversary supper date Damien and I attended SouleMama's book release party for Handmade Home. Silly but true: I was nervous about meeting thee SouleMama in person. She's one of the most well known bloggers in the crafty mama world which makes her kind of... famous. And of course it's not just her lovely-life blog but 2 books that she is also known for. She's probably as famous a person I'll ever meet.
And she's practically a neighbor. Well, not really she lives an hour away from me but we do have a friend in common, the amazing photographer who shot her back cover photo. Anyway, I went to the book party and noshed on crackers, bread and a couple cheese cubes and drank a small amount of white wine which was too much in any case on my empty stomach.
It was all quite lovely, I had a nice chat with said photographer friend, met Amanda in person, saw her sweet kids and husband. That in itself was kind of strange to meet someone who I know more about than they could possibly know about me. The classic "hey, I know you but you don't know me" introduction.
I spent that first night flipping through the projects in the book and to be honest I haven't had a moment since to delve further. This week has almost wiped me out as I'm spending these hot summer days, days we should be at the beach or at the very least enjoying my beautiful garden, painting the living room in the tenant's apartment. The worst part is I'm putting in all this work and I won't even enjoy the fruits of my labors. We never work this hard on our space because it's too exhausting!
All that to say I'm dreaming of days when I can sit down to stitch a few projects in this book. I'm dreaming of days I can sit down...
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