On the way home, I stopped in for my mail. A great mail day. A small order from Joann's included my trial sizes of fusing material so I can experiment with vintage papers. No binding materials arrived.
A little while ago, Carolyn had told me she was popping her 'liberate your art' postcards in the mail for me. I've been looking forward to seeing them. They have taken a long time to get here, but today ... they arrived. You are probably getting to know Carolyn. She is incapable of sending 'just a postcard', or 'just a paper cutter'. I'm learning that fact, although it has taken me awhile to 'get it'. Today a lovely big envelope of 'stash building stuff' arrived. Oh how I love those packages. Lots of great collage material which included some crowns. Carolyn knows I adore them. A great rubber pear stamp and a beautiful hand made card. Thanks Carolyn ... you have contrubuted so much to my 'stash building' efforts since I came to Mexico and it is greatly appreciated.
Now let me share a little bit of Mexico with you which just transpired while I was writing this post. Picture this. It's nearly 2:00 am. I'm propped up in bed, very comfortable I might add, my computer on the breakfast tray. I'm enjoying myself. Drinking a cup of tea. Habibi is curled up at my feet. All is well in my world. Suddenly there is a 'thud' on the bed beside me. From the ceiling has fallen a HUGE and I mean HUGE cock roach. Nice ... the ones with the great big long antenas .. they are probably an inch and a half long ... in other words a good size! I jump and begin to beat it with my fist. This only renders it unconscious as I fling it on to the floor, jump out of bed, grab my shoe and finish him off. This is a little bit of Mexico I am not quite so in love with, as you might imagine. These cock roaches are not the kind that get into your cupboards and wreak havoc. They just walk into your home like they own the place and scare you in the middle of the night. Ah well ... everything back to normal now ... one dead cock roach hurled into the jardin. Success.
Thanks for stopping by. Have fun today. I believe life is supposed to be fun. No one is keeping score. There is no score. We will never get it all finished. We will never be 'done'. We are always in 'progress'. If life was ever completed what would it be like? We'd be sitting there wondering what hit us. So enjoy today. Enjoy the moment. Have some joy in your heart. I plan to today. Maya Angelou reminded me today that "All great achievements take time." So true. I tend to become very impatient with myself. For what? Why? Life is a process, and yes, there is and will be progress, however, we will never be finished when we get to the 'finish' line. So today? Play. Please play.