Thursday, November 6, 2008

A quick post....

.....just because Donna will be checking Thursday morning and I don't want to disappoint her. I haven't posted in a couple days because I was doing a show....but I didn't lose touch with what has been going on in the world. Tuesday night we were pulling up election results on the Blackberry until 9PM...then we all ran home to watch the election results come in. I am ecstatic with the results. The world outside of the US is ecstatic with the results. There is alot of hard work that will have to be done in an attempt to correct our many problems. It will take all of us to do this. But in doing so, I think we can bring the US back to the great country that we all want it to be.

The show....less than desirable for me and many of the vendors I talked to...although a few people seemed to be doing well. People stopped to look and tell me how beautiful my pieces were....but it was not a buying crowd for me. Sales were down by 50%....that hurts. I think it is the economy. People are being very careful with their money right now. The only good news is that I won't have to bust my butt getting ready for the By Hand show. I have plenty of pieces. People were interested in the bronze...wanted to know what it was...and I did sell a few necklaces and earrings. It's a nice add to the silver as it gives me goldtone pieces to sell.

Well...I am exhausted and I have to be up early tomorrow morning for an 8AM meeting at my day job. Sweet dreams......

1 comment:

Katie said...

Wednesday morning I was driving to work singing "Oh happy day!" I haven't been this excited since 1968! (pre-Democratic Convention)

I had the same experience at my 2-day show. People were looking and they all commented on how much they liked my stuff but they weren't buying. I had one woman even say to me that she had promised herself she wasn't going to spend any money unnecessarily this year. I wanted to ask her why the heck she came to the show then! And paid $2 to get in to the show! Whatever. ;-) I think you'll do better at the By Hand show. I'm hoping I can get out there to see you. Maybe I'll see if Cathy & Colleen would let the group do a field trip... ;-)