Just a quick note,

I’ll be at the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival at Twin Lakes, Latrobe, PA this week Thursday through Friday July 5-8, 2012.

I am really excited for this festival since it will be my first festival close to home… which means I can sleep in my own bed at home at night and if I forget anything major, I can just hop in the car and rush home or to a local store to get it! I am excited (and anxious!) for my friends and family to see my work.

I also have several new pieces that I am very excited to show and exhibit for the first time. I hope everyone will love them as much (if not more!) than I do.

Other than the overall and initial excitment, I find myself very stressed as I prepare last minute things for the festival. Even trying to keep to a schedule to beat my procrastinating nature, I still find myself bogged down with too many important things to do in the last 48 hours before the festival set up day.

However, as I was complaining to someone about how stressed I was and about everything I have to finish in time, she jokingly said, “Think happy thoughts!” It’s had me laughing ever since. So, I shall try to channel my inner Peter Pan and think lots of happy thoughts!

Hope to see you at the festival!

More information on the festival:

The Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival is a great place to continue your Independence Day celebrations!  There is so much to see and do: live music, an Artists Market, sand sculptures,
craft-making, a petting zoo, ethnic foods, kids entertainment and workshops, a poetry and short story contest, a fine art and photography exhibition, and performance art.  The event’s
mission is to preserve and showcase the area’s rich cultural history.  More than 150,000 visitors attend the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival each year.

Dates: July 5 – 8, 2012

Location: Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Venue: Twin Lakes Park

More info: http://www.artsandheritage.com/

I’ll update more as the festival gets underway!

For now, Adieu!

“[Satan]’s cause is never more in danger than when a human, no longer desiring, but still intending, to do [God]’s will, looks round upon a universe from which every trace of [God] seems to have vanished, and asks why he has been forsaken, and still obeys.” -The Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis

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