Greetings! After a follow-up at the orthopedist’s office, I was able to give the crutches the boot – :0) – but I’ll be IN the boot until the end of August. I’m only able to work on a limited basis in coming weeks, but I’ve re-opened my Etsy Shop online. (The 10 percent off no-coupon-needed sale for July is still on!) Open Studio hours will resume in earnest for fall, beginning with First Friday downtown, Sept. 6, 5-8 p.m. (For next week’s First Friday, Aug. 2, come celebrate The Beaufort Emporium‘s 3rd Birthday!! 905 Bay Street. Cupcakes and nice give-aways!! I’ll be there, happy to mingle at ground level. ;0) )
Greetings! So, I managed to fracture the distal end of my fibula (at ankle). One should really be looking where one is walking instead of turning one’s head to converse, especially when there is a chunk of sidewalk missing.
I am very anxious to get back in the studio! It is up a steep flight of stairs, though, so I need to get the okay from the ortho doc’s office. Since I can’t walk to work at the moment – waa! – or drive, logistics will be a little tricky here in the immediate future, but – where there is a will, there’s a way, and I’m pretty strong-willed. I hope to get my Etsy shop back online in a few days. Thanks for all the good wishes!
Here’s my latest newsletter, hot off the virtual press! It has an Americana flavor.
Click here to enjoy, and feel free to subscribe – I continue to promise not to have my act together to send them more than four times a year. ;0)
(*UPDATE*: 7-15: well, now I’ve gone and fractured a bone in my ankle. Not sure when I can resume regular hikes up the stairs & regular hours, but I hope soon!! Thanks. See above for latest! )
(UPDATE: The studio will be closed July 11 & 12 as I will be traveling out of town for a funeral. We’ll be open several days during Water Festival – look for the sign out front. Thanks!)
Happy JULY! I’m busy in the studio & will open this month for FIRST FRIDAY, July 5, 5-8 p.m. Then, hours will be on the flexible side, with some extra open days during WATER FESTIVAL! :0) See you soon!
THIS WEEK’S HOURS (May 27-31) – Wed., May 29: 12 Noon -4:30 p.m. *Thursday and/or Friday might be subject to change!*
THIS WEEK’S HOURS (May 20-25) – ***UPDATE** Actually, Update to the Update – Thursday, May 23 – I have an under-the-weather wee doggie and need to keep tabs on her. Hope to (finally!) open tomorrow. Apologies for any inconvenience, and thanks!
Wednesday, May 22 – the shop will be closed as I need to have my windshield replaced after Tuesday’s trip back from a conference… ;0) Big trucks, stray rocks. We’ll be open Thursday and Friday from 12 noon to 4:30. :0)
FRIDAY 4/12 UPDATE – Well, there’s still an obstacle course and the doors have yet to be painted – Guess I should just call it a week and we’ll try again next week! Contact me if you need anything in the meantime. Thanks! [My Etsy Shop is open 24/7 – :0)]
THURSDAY 4/11 UPDATE – We still have painting and obstacle-course-ing happening in the halls; will see about re-opening Friday. :0)
(Heads up for April 10 – the interior of our building is being painted and it’s a challenge to get around at the moment! I’ll keep things simple & safe & be closed Wednesday. If it’s all clear on Thursday afternoon, I’ll open back up. :0). )
Just washed up at artsyletters …
Upcycled journal/sketchbooks for your favorite creative pirates and mermaids! These 6X8+-inch blank books feature room for sketches, poems, and directions to treasure – buried on land or at sea. The covers are collaged with a copy of a c. 1745 map of the Carolinas coast, and graced with fun charms dangling from vintage clock chain. Inside each back cover is a vintage library card and pocket, with “Private” stamped from an old office stamp. The paper is acid-free Strathmore 400 drawing paper, 24 pages. Click on the picture to sail over to my Etsy shop, or visit my downtown Beaufort studio or The Beaufort Emporium on Bay Street!
Enjoy Spring Fling-ing in Beaufort! Our next First Friday will include ART WALK, plus entertainment, artists in action, and even pets available for adoption. Mark your calendar for April 5 from 5 pm to 8 pm, and come say hello in my artsyletters studio at 811 Bay Street #3 (upstairs).
The street will be closed, so it will be a great outing for the whole family. See you there!