Changing the Game

Happy Monday folks! I hope your weekend was swell. It has been a bit soggy where I am but I’m not complaining, we direly need the rain because of this lingering drought. Today, I want to talk about change. A few weeks ago while sitting at a hotel room by myself, I had an epiphany. I was overwhelmed, stressed out and unfocused. I have been juggling so many things and something has got to give. I was torn about being responsible about what I started and staying true to what I want. Well, I don’t want this to be too dramatic {I’m talking about the online shop by the way — The Inglenook Decor}. But a long time ago, I thought being a shop owner was what I wanted to do, at least it was at that time. I wanted a brick & mortar shop but with the economic downturn, I settled for just an online shop. It did ok and I’m grateful for all the customers that supported it, the press mentions it got {a few, both local & national} but I learned almost right away, it wasn’t for me. I didn’t give it my best shot and it’s just not me not to give it my best. I felt I’ve shortchanged the people that supported it but most of all, I shortchanged myself.

change the game

I’m not totally reckless and adventurous but I know I do ok with change. Sometimes, it is so hard to say goodbye even though the “falling apart” has happened a long time ago {I’m partly talking about Liam & Miley as well here}. I just know that a change is inevitable. I may consider it a  failure {or not} but I’m willing to fail {hopefully not a lot} to get to that place where I have truly found out who I “need” to be. I don’t want to regret not trying. This season, I’m focusing more on my design work, get better, improve my craft, gain experience, learn and most of all connect with people {and hopefully make them happy}.

So, in the words of the great artist, Macklemore, yes I’m changing the game but inside, I’m still the same {a bit stubborn, a bit sweet but all the way driven}. I hope you’ll continue to be there with me!

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About Maureen

Details are my passion. From curating vignettes to designing spaces. I thrive in finding the finds and just discovered the art of collecting...all while sipping on a cafe au lait & a french macaroon in hand.

5 thoughts on “Changing the Game

  1. due diligence, chiurrns, due diligence… His agent is the antithesis of any of those Million Dollar Listing Queens – she’s a super private power lesbian who is even quoted as saying “Around the community it is kind of embarrassing if you are on one of those shows.”Ryan Murphy strikes me as a fairly savvy guy with many pretty ducks parading around in many neat rows.Anyone maintaining any semblance of sophistication would steer clear of the MLD Queens.Murphy was smart to hand the reins over to a powerful Sapphic Sister. I can say this, I being one of them: We get shit done… and we don’t scare off the hetero big boys with the fat checkbooks.

  2. Good for you! Be true to yourself and follow your passions, that’s what youre doing and I admire you for the change. I went through a change in my life this year and it was tough, but I’m happier! Best wishes for finding your bliss.

    • Thank you so much Nancy! I am so much happier when I started to explore more of my creative side 4 years ago but I find that our evolution is constant. thank you for the kind words!

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