Sunday, November 15, 2009

Slow Down!

I still haven't figured out which one I am. The turtle, who is chugging away as fast as she can to get to that deadline (which in my case, is getting beautiful things made for the ALS Artisan Boutique in Annapolis, MD) or the snail, who is getting NO sleep and is afraid she's going to fall off the edge of the world at any minute.

Seriously, I am getting no sleep. I'm a natural insomniac -- I go in these strange cycles where I'll do fine for a while, heading to bed by 9pm with everyone else, read until 11pm, and then lights out. But lately, I'm super-hyper-charged and it's 2am before I know it and I can't get to sleep at ALL. I'm not tired during the day, really, and I do it all over again. It's making Rick a little nervous and worried, and he's afraid I'm going to make myself sick, and I'm liable to end up falling over like a cartoon character in mid-sentence (hopefully not in front of Zack's first-grade class when I go to help with their Book Fair), but for now, you wouldn't believe the things I'm making!

So if you're anywhere close to Annapolis, MD, on Sunday, November 22nd, from 10-5, please come to the Sheraton Hotel and support local artists and galleries and help us raise money to find a cure for Lou Gehrig's Disease. It's a free event, but donations are appreciated, and there's a silent auction, a raffle for a computer (raffle tickets are only $5), wonderful string music, and it's just a fabulous event.

Click the invitation to see who will be presenting and for more information, or click here.


  1. Good luck with your fundraising event, Lori! It's a great cause! I hope you get some sleep, too!

  2. I hope you get some sleep soon!

  3. Well if you are anything like me the day will come when you will slow down for a week or so...I was so tried after the last two months of running around...for now I hope you get it all done, I am sure the fundraiser will go great...and I know your work is yummy as ever...have fun get small naps if you can...wish I could be in MD I would go...

  4. I'd love to go if only I lived closer to you. I understand about staying up until 2am. I'm in that same boat but I could fall asleep at any moment during the day but just can't fall asleep at night. Will you be showing off your new pieces on your blog? We'd love to see them.

  5. Good luck with the event! Hopefully once it's done you'll get a good nights rest - or at least a good nap in. Hang in there.

  6. Take pix of the show so we can drool over your fabulous goodies!

    And, I'm a fellow insomniac...I understand...but, I dont' know how you keep going. I fall apart if I don't get my proper sleep.


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