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Mefore Aday

Mixed Media Artist, aka Mary Aday
b. Tupelo, Mississippi 1985  

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Moving to White Salmon, Washington!

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Life is crazy. It can pick you up and shake you and throw you back down. It doesn't even stop to ask you if you are okay. I have always been a tough cookie, because I did not have it easy as a kid, Because of that, I have kind of built my adult life up as a sort of cost-effective creative paradise. I somehow got really lucky to have almost everything I wanted in life by the time I was 30. I have had hardships, but it has been so long since I have known real grief. I am now grieving my move to White Salmon and going through personal family grieving as well. I am excited about moving to a new beautiful area. I know that I will come to love living in the mountains, but I know I will yearn for sand and surfl. I realize that life wants to wake me up and make me appreciate everything that I have while I have it. Nothing lasts forever. I hope this feeling of appreciation lasts forever. The big move happns in two weeks. I can't believe how much stuff I have left to do. I am writing this blog entry because I am procrastinating on doing something else. I know that moving is full of opportunities, I used to be addicted to those new opportunities. Now, I am patient, I like quiet, I like solitude, I like myself. My new studio will be in a town setting, no view, but will be on a ground floor. No more skinny staircase. I'm actually most excited to have a bathroom near my studio! Keeping a check on those silver linings! 

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