Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A Hoop Garden Here at the Inn

My mini hoop garden that I built  myself to start some flower seeds. I added a  grow light to keep it warm on cold days.
Well it is a beautiful day here in the Gaspe. I am so lucky to be working at home, able to take in the freedom of planning my day according to what I want to do. It seems strange because for the last 12 years I was  responsible for running a museum and never seemed to have time to take in the what really matters.... me and what I have always wanted to do.
It has taken an incredible amout of courage to bring myself  to this place of freedom. I have had to leave behind the security of a day job and all that it involves. Things that we take for granted like friends, an amount of money that we can count on each week to pay the bills, focus and challenges that energize our lives. To walk away from this, means being cut off from a life source of people and direction to face an unstable financial future. But that is a price I knew that I would have to pay and it will all be worth it in the future.
At this time I am keeping my head very busy planning my future which for sure includes writing and other creative ventures.  I have planted a garden and will watch it grow alongside my new life.

"The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions"  Alfred Lord Tennyson
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