I got accepted to my very first Art Show EVER. I probably told you: I tell everyone, even myself every day. I remind myself for 2 reasons.
1. because I am honored and thrilled! Someone besides my mother thinks I have some talent.
2. because I have to somehow, someway, amidst the clutter and chaos of my single parenthood life, pull this off. All. By. My. Self.
And it’s huge. Gargantuan.
If I can do it, you can do that crazy impossible thing you want to do but think you can’t. If I can’t–maybe you can’t either. Maybe there really is such a thing as impossible. I hope not. I want to believe, given enough faith and hard work and prayer, mountains really can move. This mountain was given to me. I am supposed to try to scale it.
Here is the impossible part. Let me set the stage.
I am divorced mother of 4 boys whom I homeschool. They live with me full time. I also have a full time business that pays the bills, and it’s not the art. Yet. There is the laundry, yard, house cleaning, weeds, chasing rabbits eating my 3 green plants, bills, yard, dishes, dishes, dishes, did I say laundry…..sigh….and sometimes I have a date. Date? There’s another STORY…..
….and now I am going to do a 3 day ART SHOW??
Watch and see if a divorced full time homeschooling dating mother of 4 boys can do a big exciting well published well attended fancy art show in San Fran. All By HERSELF. And with some help from my
Next time: Is it possible to recruit your kids to substantially HELP you?