Why does it seem to be the “simple” things that turn out so difficult? Monday gave me a false sense of mastery I guess. I managed to get our taxes done without too much pain and agony even with all the life changes this year.
Then Tuesday I decided to upgrade this website to a new and improved version with a new theme and bells and whistles. Let’s see, five and a half hours later I gave up and requested a refund for the upgrades I paid for. Yes, I over estimated my technology skills!
If you have been a reader you may have noticed I did make some changes (and more to come), but nothing major. Just a slightly different theme.
What I did realize a few days later was that I wasn’t ready for any major changes here yet. I got ahead of myself. I had been on a roll with artwork and then putting some work in a consignment shop, then making changes to my Etsy shop. There hasn’t been enough time for those improvements to kick in yet.
Am I the only one that rushes into things? I get an idea and run with it before I have thought the process out. Tuesday was one of those times when the door stayed shut for a reason. Eventually I would have had to cancel the upgrades because I don’t have the income to support them yet and I’m not sure I would have been able to come back to this free version at that point.
At least I learned how to backup this site so I don’t lose all this valuable (ha, ha) content in case I do something stupid in the future. One baby step at a time!
I did get in a chicken drawing this week though! Yes, I’m using my skill with a pen to pacify my bruised ego right now. I think after Tuesday’s debacle I will go draw the rooster too.
Have a great week and don’t go through any doors you aren’t ready to have slammed behind you!
Door photo credit – Adam Birkett