I was going to show you my (possibly too) yellow front door today and revisit the paint bucket planters I made last year, but I changed my mind.
If you follow Crap I’ve Made on Facebook, you’re already aware of the fact that I jacked up my foot a couple of weeks ago.
Long story short: I fell off of my shoes.
Long story not short: I went with some friends to be part of the first ever live audience on Studio 5. I was pulling up my pants and talking and walking across a parking lot at the same time and I went down hard. I was also carrying my camera. My Kelly Moore bag kept it safe and sound. My ankle? Not so lucky.
I was on crutches for a couple of days (if you see any pics of me meeting Heather Bailey or at the Quilt Market Meet Up, you’ll get to experience the awesomeness of the rented crutches). I ditched them so I could get through airports to Kentucky with luggage by myself. I was NOT riding one of those carts. Nope. No way. No how. (And the dr said putting weight on it wouldn’t hurt anything, if I could stand it. I’m not super reckless…just mildly so. )
My foot still hurts. It’s still too swollen for anything other than flip flops. It’s still a weird color. It’s been like 12 days and I’m kind of sick of it.
Confession: Combined with some other crap (nothing major…just life) that’s going on, I’ve been having a little bit of a pity party. Or maybe a lot of a pity party.
Today I’m going to be thankful. I’m going to bust out the note cards and write some thank you notes. I’m not going to make them, and I’m not going to have any guilt about that. Nope. None. A thank you note from the dollar section at Target is still a thank you note, right? I mean, I WILL still stamp my return address with my fancy Purple Lemon Designs stamp and stuff….
So, I challenge you to do the same. Thank someone today. Send an email, make a call, craft a card…whatever! Just be thankful.
And I may have split my head open on a plantation shutter last night. Perhaps I should consider some full body armor?