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Sunday, August 14, 2016

What counts

What do you do with super sunflowers?


Share them, of course.
So I hacked away at this giant, and after standing beside it and taking this selfie, I cut off abou 4 more feet of stem. 


Then I found out that even having it in a huge vase it still looked droopy. 



But off to market we went. Yesterday was the all time worst day at market for sales.  But it was pretty, and we has a breeze, and I saw a few friends.  So on the scales that count, it was pretty high.

The sunflower and huge vase came home with me. 



3 comments:

  1. We Mud Buddies know the Sourwood Festival does this every year. We're there for 3 hours, the art festival is there for 2 days. I'm glad of our efforts.

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  2. The heat was intense here yesterday -- perhaps that accounts for the low turnout. I know, as an author who's done quite a few events, how dispiriting it is to sit there with all your stuff for sale and get few or no takers.

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  3. love the sunflower, last week was slow at our market and this week was great, it isn't easy being chipper with no customers I know I have been there too many times and all the packing and unpacking takes so much time, oh well, such is life

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