Yesterday immersed myself in strawberries and cherries trying to hold off the worry. I managed to make 11 half pints of strawberry jam and three of cherry preserves, my summer of fun and food is starting off well.
Well, almost..there is the need for a place to live, soon. I was calling people and not getting replies, emailing with no result and the one house I saw and loved I knew it was too remote for me.
Later on I called a couple of apartment listings and actually got to talk to a person right away who said I could go and see the empty apartment. Sooooo, see it I did and it's looking good. It's completely not what I wanted but I believe in keeping an open mind to see where it takes me. This little apartment is practically in downtown Nevada City, has a huge garden area out front which will suit the boys, plus it's funky and fun and even has a nice big porch/deck. Of course, no garage but there is off-street parking, the two bedrooms are really one and a half and I'm sure several other reason why I shouldn't want it, but I do.
Imagine living right downtown in a wonderful, historic, funky mountain town filled with musical events, bars, restaurants, shopping, unusual characters and whatnot? I think it's just perfect for me right now. I'm ready to walk the boys all around and greet people, to wander out in the evening to find some music or a play or just some conversation. Sounds really great to me. I'll be moving my studio to a safe and secure location surrounded by other artists so that's taken care of.