Yes, we're having the shelf raid panics, and folks are donning face masks, and the restaurants and bars have closed, but the city is allowing take out orders. . .including cocktails. Plus you can't beat the entrepreneurial spirit of New Yorkers, last evening, an ice cream truck came through our neighborhood.
We've been carefully following protocol but have also found ways to get out into nature (safely 6 feet away from others) and get some vitamin D.
Business wise, I'm grateful that I'm not dealing with cancelled shows and events, but I didn't expect it to be so eerily quiet on my website. So in lieu of bags to make and orders to ship: I've trying to keep my anxiety at bay thru experimenting with new materials like a tire (!), vintage leather jackets, and even some selvedge fringe left over from my old studio mate.
At home I've been trying to teach our dog, Franny to roll over, but haven't had much success: (If anyone has tips on how to get a dog who sploots to roll over, email me!).
As we all face the reality of WFH and stay-in-place measures, I started a list for myself that I'd like to share with you to help keep our nerves at bay and make the most of this uncertain time.
If you love animals:
Learn a new skill:
Clean our your closet:
8. If it's not re-sellable, or you *think* it's not worthy of donation, and have the urge to throw it away, think again! Read why you should donate ALL of your unwanted clothes even hole-y underwear.
9. Wash your handbags. Here's how >
Organize your photos on your phone:
And speaking of: support a local business! Even if you can't spend money right now, you can spread the love for free: