Thursday, September 3, 2015

Hello Denver!


Have you ever had to hold onto a juicy secret? Each time you wanted to share it, it would bubble up inside of you just wanting to burst out of your mouth and escape as a giggle instead?

Well I haven't been able to blog for some time because I've been burning the midnight oil between reality and a secret project. In May of this year, I was invited to {giggle}.... be a Craftsy Instructor!


OK, let me be the first to admit, initially I was really hesitant. I'm an introvert, shy away from having my picture taken, and stutter introducing myself in a community garden meeting. When I asked myself why I'd even contemplate putting myself through something I'd usually run away from, my main reason was because I could SHOW my methods better than I could explain it with photos in a book. I could demonstrate what goes wrong and how I deal with it on the spot.

When the pilot light went out in our water heater, we dutifully followed the robotic instructions in a dank crawl space, and failed 3 times. It was YouTube that showed us how to do it properly just once. How could I not go on this daunting adventure? I've been asked on this blog to show what I do in video, and now it would be done professionally!

So in August, I said hello to Denver! The class will be available later this month, so stay tuned for more. Sign up for my newsletter and be the first to know about what I'll be showing in my class!

In the meantime, let me show you the "mile high" city, named so because it's exactly a mile above sea level! They were having a heat wave during the week I was there, but obviously their hibiscus loved it.

Our first breakfast was at Snooze, at Union Station. No matter who I spoke to in Denver, they ALL gushed and agreed that it's just SO GOOD to have breakfast there!


We cooled off by having some Little Man Ice Cream. Look at the size of that milk canister! The size of their scoops were like a meal!


Grand architecture abounds in Denver. How can a simply thing like a string of lights be so romantic?!? Can't wait to show you more soon!

4 comments:

  1. How great is that!? I really want to join your Craftsy class. Congratulations on this fantastic opportunity and for the recognition of your skill. I can't wait to hear more about your work and your adventures outside of the comfort zone!

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    1. Aw thank you so much for your support Rob! Takes one to know one right?!?

      Cecelia

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  2. I'm thrilled for you, Cecelia! You're so right... video is the ideal way for people to see your unique method in action. I look forward to your class and my hat is off to you for taking on the challenge.

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    1. Thank you Ann. I think all us introverts make life harder on ourselves, don't we? But in the end, getting the message out is what trumps butterflies in the stomach :D Thanks for cheering me on!

      Cecelia

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