Musings from the Mind of Cassandra
Quick Post: depression, staying afloat and finding the light!!!

This is just a quick check in.  I have been off for a while now.

Depression took over and it was difficult!  I would get job interviews but never get the job.  I kept trying to stay afloat and not get swept under.

I forced myself to work more on my business.  I has not been going well.  But I decided to leave my comfort zone and sign up for a spot at a craft fair.  I was working really hard on…

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I had a custom order for a necklace to go with a pair of earrings that I made.  First pic shows what I started with.  Second pic is what I ended up with.  I liked that necklace so much that I made earrings to match it (original pair that my friend liked is in the first pic)

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I started a thing. 

southpawsupply.bigcartel.com

Hand-made prints, drawn and pressed by yours truly here in lovely Austin, Texas. 

It’s small, right now, but there is more to come in the upcoming weeks and months.

Go! Click! Post! Like! Insult! Reblog! Mock! Pin? Tweet? Buy? 

Limited number on all prints - once they’re gone, they’re gone.

(Also - if you’re going to repost this, please - please - keep the links and information. I hate a muddled up feed as much as anybody, but, goddammit, just leave it be.) 

These are some of the earrings that I made for a local craft fair.  The craft fair is at the end of October.

These are some of the earrings that I made for a local craft fair.  The craft fair is at the end of October.

Quote for the day!

Quote for the day!

Things You Should Know About Introverts

Things You Should Know About Introverts

dewolfe13:

Yay!!! It is nice to find someone who understands. I’m an introvert!

Originally posted on Playfully Tacky:

From MeetTheIntroverts.com

From MeetTheIntroverts.com

1) We need to recharge alone.
This right here is the cusp of the entire introvert v. extrovert debate (if there is one, anyway) – Introverts need to be alone to recharge. We tend to get completely worn out by socializing. This is basically what it means…

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"Be a first rate version of yourself…"

“Be a first rate version of yourself…”

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There is a new show on TLC called “Botched”.  It is about plastic surgery gone wrong.  The doctors fix those surgical nightmares.  Some of the people on the program were in physical and emotional pain.  One woman was so happy and so emotional about being able to breathe through her nose for the first time since her childhood, that she made the doctor cry.

But you also see those individuals who…

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Here is a limerick for you all.  Have a great Friday!

Here is a limerick for you all.  Have a great Friday!

A day at the river is a day well spent!!!

A day at the river is a day well spent!!!

Added some new items to my eBay store!  Check it out!

http://stores.ebay.com/Starlights-Arts-and-Gifts

The black and white photo is also available in my etsy store;;;

https://www.etsy.com/shop/StarlightsGifts