The Home Stretch. (Why wasn’t I home sleeping?)

October 29, 2011 at 7:38 am. I took this photo of the Spinx Run as it was happening outside my studio in downtown Greenville, SC. Why wasn't I running in this? Or better yet, why wasn't I hope sleeping?? :)

October 29, 2011 at 7:38 am. I took this photo of the Spinx Marathon as it ran my painting studio in downtown Greenville, SC. What was I doing at work on a Saturday morning? Why wasn’t I running in the 5K? Or better yet, WHY wasn’t I home SLEEPING?!!

The Home Stretch. 

Definition: “The last part of a long or difficult activity.”

We are starting to wrap up our final days at The Sunflower Gift Shop this week. It has been “a long and difficult activity” to say the least. But we wouldn’t trade the experience for anything.

As this marathon season of experimenting with a retail business comes to a close for me, I am looking forward to getting back to what I do best.

Creating beautiful works of art.

Oh, how I’m longing for the day when I’ll want to stop and take notice of the sounds, smells, and sights I having been rushing past by every day for the last 14 months. It has been too long.

I am counting the hours until my brain has room to breathe again.

Just a few more days…then a a few weeks of rest.

THEN, the fun will begin again!

Doing what I love best. Creating beautiful works of art.

UNTIL then, I will continue to “Breathe In.” And “Breathe Out,

BREATHE IN • 36 inch x 36 inch original oil painting • ©2015 Marie Scott

BREATHE IN • 36 inch x 36 inch original oil painting • ©2015 Marie Scott

BREATHE OUT • 36 inch x 36 inch original oil painting • ©2015 Marie Scott

BREATHE OUT • 36 inch x 36 inch original oil painting • ©2015 Marie Scott

“This too shall pass.”

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