TCB down in the ATL

The last 10 days has been a big blur as I jam-packed a ton of things into my trip down to Georgia. A week ago Friday we drove straight to Athens for UGA Homecoming and AXO Parents’ Weekend.

I had the privilege of graduating from Georgia many moons ago and it’s so fun coming back to campus to visit my baby who, I can’t believe it, is a junior. Where does time go?

From there we headed up to Kennesaw for my father-in-law’s 80th birthday. You would never guess he was 80. On his big day (which btw was Veterans’ Day; very fitting since he is a retired Brigadier General) he wanted to golf, water ski and play tennis, all on his birthday. Water skiing in November?

Let me assure you I was the only sane one who did not get in the water. Here are the Basnett boys “warming up” with a little bourbon.

Next on the agenda was The Business of Design Conference. If you are an interior designer and you are not familiar with Kimberley Seldon and Business of Design, I suggest you check it out. I was lucky enough to attend these three priceless days of working on my business with the lovely ladies of Kandrac & Kole.

I am thrilled and a bit overwhelmed at the same time to implement the incredible things I took away from this group. Kimberley’s no-nonsense attitude toward the business side of the business was just what I needed. I came away invigorated and motivated to improve my business model not only for me, but more for my clients. Look for exciting changes at Vintage Scout!

I finally headed back up I75 to Ohio Saturday. Thank goodness for XM radio; I was able to listen to college football the whole drive. So to close out the weekend, hubby and I worked on getting the walls up to create a storage area at the loft.

I still have to paint them, but it will let me finish getting things put away down at Front Street. And yep, that’s a big mess.

Well, I guess that catches you up with me. I’m off to chill out and slow my mind down with a glass of wine and watch some Homeland. Do any of you watch that? We are kind of addicted to a lot of the Showtime series. Let me know if there’s any you might recommend. Maybe we could have a support group.

Have a great Monday! Debbie

 

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