Tuesday, November 27, 2007

falling behind: disorganized again


(wet pots by Gary Rith)

You get older and forget how to spell organize. (organise?)

The house is full of pottery orders, finished and not finished. Deborah, I think I will ship two of yours today, Diane, yours goes out too. Remember: I am not LL Bean, so don't expect perfect service.

I have a craft fair Saturday. Etna, NY's first ever craft fair, around the corner from my house, in the combined post office and community center we have here. I have done hundreds of fairs in the past, and I wonder if this will be the smallest? I am slightly angry that I just got notice of a very promising looking fair the week following, but will have to wait until next year to participate (grrrrrr).

8 comments:

Gordo The Geek said...

It's "organize" on your side of the border, Gary. "Organise" on ours.

What gives with the late notice? Sloppy organisers?

gr said...

NO WONDER I GET CONFUSED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Grey or Gray? etc.

I could explain about the fair, but it is one of those things where I would like to throttle somebody but that would not help either.

Gordo The Geek said...

Grey. :-)

gr said...

you have a point--gray does not seem as manly as grey

Greg said...

yep.. that's us up here north of the border. all manly lumberjacks.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQOMxz-O7Sc&feature=related

Anonymous said...

I know your service will be more than adequate.
Very exciting.

Good luck at the potentally smallest craft fair.
Have you tried to get an invite to participate in the Trumansburg holiday craft show? I don't know how established potters do there compared to elsewhere and one works shifts as oppose to own booth and the wares are all mixed together (for a display effect). I do know the year I did it ( a few years back), person after person told me of how they returned year after year to collect more items from the same artisans-meaning a following. I don't know if this is still true.
deborah

Susan as herself said...

I find it exciting that your initials are gr, and you so aptly wrote grrrrrrrrr here. :)

gr said...

grrrrrrrr: abundant excitement!

Thanks Deborah, I must look into that, and send you a rather large bill too.