... almost always =s
dramatically busy work life going on. Yep, there are times that I have to back away from the sewing machine (a difficult thing to do) to focus on other pressing tasks at hand. I'm not sure if I mentioned that in February five of my students competed in District Level
Competitions that yielded 3 metals (2 first place and 1 third). This time it was the big Statewide Competitions; more difficult, harder judging criteria, and much more stressful - at least it was for me. For the last two and 1/2 days, five students and one model competed in five events.
I gave them the pep talk that my Granny used to give me:
- try your very best,
- come away from the task confident that you have given your very best,
- win or lose know that after after you've done your very best, that is all that you could have done.
We won Third Place in one category, and I am confident that each student gave it her very best try.
The student who won stood on her feet cutting and styling for almost six whole hours to win her third place metal. That took real dedication and endurance.
I am so very proud of each and every one of them. This was the first year for our Chapter. We learned a lot, and will go into our second year with more confidence and more knowledge.
I can hear the sewing machine calling my name, shhhhhh, can you hear it???????