So it would seem like the days have flown by since my last blog post. What’s happened in my world since then, you ask? Well, as the title of this post says: a little bit of this and a little bit of that. The biggest change thus far is my status. I am now an official working mom. Yes, I finally jumped into the pool of full-time working moms. I’m wading in the pool at the moment, still trying to figure out how to juggle all of the goings on of home life and being away from 9-5, Monday through Friday without keeping my feet planted firmly at the bottom.
Over the years, I’ve worked here and there, but it’s always been part-time. The only full-time position I’ve held since getting married in 1999 is as a wife and mama. But let me tell you, my friends, I hit it out of the park with this one! Yes, I really, really enjoy my job, and the people I work with. It’s like the job Gods looked down on me and said, “it’s time to get out there again, and we will shine the path that you shall go forth on.” Okay, maybe I’m being a little corny, but what else would you expect from moi?
So what am I doing now, you ask? Well, I’m working as an Administrative Assistant for Acton Real Estate. It happened kind of fast, and I’m most grateful for that. The transition has been a fairly easy one. There’s a lot I’ve learned since day one, and mountains of more information to still be learned, but I’m enjoying every single moment of it.
Other than that bit of news, I recently made a stop, or two, at my first antique store located in Townsend, Massachusetts. If you’re an avid lover of all things historical, then Spaulding Cooperage is THE place for you. The buildings origins date back to 1733 when it began as a sawing board mill. Since then, it’s been a barrel-making business in the mid-1800s. A river-side restaurant. And most recently it serves as both an antique and gift store. The building is now part of the Townsend Historical Society.
If you’re in the area and are interested in taking a peaksy, stop on by and say hello to the most helpful and friendly staff. They can be found at 1 South St. You have my word that you will not be disappointed. Oh, and did I mention this little building is surrounded by other great historical buildings as well? And water? And now you know.
Here are some of the finds that I snapped through my lens, minus the buys that made their way home with me. Those will come soon.
Until next time…I hope you’re having a most wonderful day wherever you may be.