Just a little view from my ‘post’ at the south burlington farmer’s market, at Healthy Living this past sunday!….it felt sort of funny, as I went ‘casual’ with my display for the occasion…normally when I show my work, on the rare occasions that I do, I do so much more formally…in glass cases, with matchy-matchy tablecloths, halogen lighting…the works. But in the spirit of community connections, I wanted to do a more laid back style of presentation, just to see how it would feel. Most of my things, with the exception of my pieces made from recycled 14K gold, were laid out in the open on wooden trays to invite more touching and trying on than usually goes on without my ‘assistance’. It was just great fun to watch folks slide rings onto fingers, and watch customers try on pendants and sort of ‘talk to themselves’….one woman put on my dragonfly ring, and exclaimed aloud “wow, that just sort of melted onto my finger….and it just feels like it belongs there!”…..she sort of caught herself for a moment, in embarrassment for talking out loud like that, but yet , I thought it was so cool to see such a genuine, heartfelt reaction just pop out of someone’s mouth!….it made me think about how we sometimes hold off on some of the things that we SHOULD say….and at times express things that might not be productive or constructive. ( more on this ponderment later!) all in all, it was grand fun, and a great day….they had a drawing for $1000 of free groceries, which brought a huge crowd, we got to eat delicious, kale stuffed breads from the naga bakehouse, and my sister came and sold some of her Obama ’till 2017 t shirts too! the next market will be on Sunday august 23rd…come and say hello, if you are in the area…..