Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Tales of this shopkeeper.....

It's 4:45 pm on a Wednesday afternoon.  A very sweet lady just left with a purchase of six glass knobs and a smile on her face.  She's a do it yourself -er with dreams of "restyling" an old dresser that has sat for years in the basement.  I love those conversations and never tire of them.  Oh, the possibilities!!
It's been a relatively quiet day but productive.  A delivery this morning of spring merchandise has kept me busy and excited thinking ahead of how I will merchandise all of it.  The wheels are spinning!! I have checked the order for breakage, amounts, backordered items.  Have priced and put up everything, cut down boxes and gathered excess packaging, made a pile of bubble wrap to be used again.
Now as the work day comes to a close I sweep, straighten and make my way around the shop turning off lamps and twinkle lights as I go.  Key in the register to run a "Z" tape, drawer pops open and I empty it of cash and record my totals.
Overhead lights off, coat, purse, etcetera's in hand I open the shop door to head home.  As I turn to close and put my key in the lock I look one more time inside.  This is a dream come true, a vision realized, a "work of heart."
Please join me on this "never a dull moment" journey as I share with you tales of this shopkeeper....Marykay

6 comments:

  1. Love this Marykay!!! You had "quite" the day yesterday! LOL! Looking forward to more tales... Colleen

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  2. I love this! I am so happy for you that you can work with what you love and your dream has come true. I can't wait to visit you magical little shop!

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  3. This is your gift Marykay.....write the blog....it's beautiful! And it 's what you love. That's what people respond too....I'm learning that too!!!!

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  4. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! I love the pictures you "paint" with your words :). Looking forward to "more"....

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  5. I have the same sentiments with customers that come in and are excited! I just love it! I'm glad you're blogging! You'll love it! And I can tell you are already GOOD at it!
    :)

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    1. Thanks for all the encouragement everyone!

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