Tuesday, August 28, 2012

A Filtered Lens...

I realize that it's a flaw instead of an attribute in my personality but I tend to look at life through a "filtered lens". When things get rocky or people are just plain old fashioned mean, I pull the curtains. Literally and figuratively speaking, it's just how I deal...
Having said that, I can't help but wonder if that's how I'm looking at the project of turning the shed out back into a shop. Am I seeing things as they truly are or through my filtered lens? I don't know how to explain my optimism except to say that I'm going totally on faith and flying by the seat of my pants.
After emptying ten huge boxes, filling 5 leaf bags full of trash and hauling it to the recycle center in the afternoon heat I couldn't help but ask myself if it was worth it.
And then I came back to the same points I always do:
1- had I begun this years ago as I dreamed of, instead of listening to other's pessimism, I might well be a successful small business owner by now, who knows?
2- if I do make it and I'm able to work for myself instead of putting money in someone else's pocket (as I've done most of my adult life) then you better believe it's worth it!
So as soon as the sun comes up a little more, I'm going back out there and get at it again!
Hey, want to know what I found yesterday? I'll tell you anyway. The doll crib I received for Christmas when I was seven and the Suzy Homemaker oven I got when I was five! Can I hold onto stuff or what...

1 comment:

  1. I'm excited about this for you. I think it's going to be great. You're the prefect person for this!