About once a month I travel down I-24 to Nashville to appear on Talk of the Town in Nashville on Channel 5, demonstrating a craft or DIY.
It’s usually a live segment and I spend about 45 minutes getting ready and applying red lipstick and laying out the supplies and the steps and trying not to go all I Love Lucy with the project (sometimes not successfully).
We usually spend between three and five minutes on camera.
And then it’s done.
And I wave good-bye and go to Target.
We don’t have Targets where I live, so I think I’m big time at the Dollar Spot.
But this month was different. This month my husband and I went to lunch with Meryll and her husband, Dan, and then drove back to her house for an afternoon of flower arranging and laughter and story telling.
And when I saw her house, I had a come-apart.
Come-apart is a something we say in Kentucky meaning overcome with joy and excitement, often producing a euphoria and complete lack of speech.
I couldn’t help it.
Wait until you see her house.Continue reading