Times are not nice ... and I'm sure you know what words I'd rather use. There are days when I really struggle with it - even a couch potato like me can go a little crazy after weeks of self-isolation - which is the reason why I chose this topic for our Jewelry Artisans Community Oldies but Goodies Challenge.
I'm not the motivational type, I never have been (honestly, I only had that one poster for the picture, not the phrase when I was a teenager!), but I think it helps a little to hang on to the things that make me happy. It can be something big or something small.
I'm happy for example about having a family and neighbors helping me out during these times. I'm happy to have Gundel with me even if she has definitely begun to show her mischievous side. You should hear her talk back to me sometimes, but hey, the cat is the boss, we all know that, and it would be very lonely without her. I'm happy that I'm on vacation this week and even remembered in time although I hardly ever know at the moment what day and date it is. That means "The Avengers" binge is on - Mr Steed and Mrs Peel, that is, no superheroes for me. I'm happy to see the pear trees behind the house bloom.
And I'm happy to present this selection from the challenge. Some beautiful happy pieces there, don't you think?
1 My Bijou Life
2 The Crafty Chimp
3 Cat's Wire
5 Jewelry Art by Dawn
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