Now that the TD Art Gallery Paint-in is done and a success I can now focus all my attention to my impending trip to New Brunswick. Since January, I have had a plethora of projects and events that took precedents and priority of my available energy and focus. Now that I am free and clear of any projects, my obsessive laser-like focus can zero in on my trip.
My biggest stresses for this trip include the shipping of my art supplies and the flight to New Brunswick. I purchased my supplies from two locations. Opus art supplies, where I work part time, afforded me a wonderful discount and free shipping on the majority of the items I needed. I also had to get some of these amazing long, thin wooden cradle boards (3”x18” and 3”x30”) from Island Blue Print. The supplies from Opus have already arrived at Kingsbrae Gardens. Island Blue is scheduled for a Monday delivery. This is definitely a load off of my mind as I was prepared to encounter shipping issues.
The flight to St. John NB was purchased back in February. I upgraded my seats to emergency aisle ones and paid the extra fees to do so. Since February there has been 5-6 itinerary changes. Each time they make a minor change I have to recheck the seats that I have reserved and ensure they’re the same ones I paid extra for.
On the bright side, instead of a 4 hour layover in Toronto on the way home, I have a two hour layover in Montreal and two hours in Vancouver before I get back home to Victoria. It will be a thirteen hour trip home. I’m already exhausted.