Dear Book Club,
I’m sorry I was late.
I know you weren’t surprised.
I was going to be there. Really.
I had my schedule cleared. I had finished the book. I had my cute book club outfit on. I was even leaving my house early. Truly, I had my keys and I was walking out the door….
….and I on my way, I passed by the dining room and noticed that the hutch was….well….how can I put this….
Way too grey for me.
And….I did have a few extra minutes.
So I got out the power sander and plugged it in and started to distress a little of that grey. Right then and there. In my dining room….on a step stool….with my cute book club outfit on.
I did get a little carried away.
I did spend longer distressing away the grey than I anticipated.
But you understand.
I just couldn’t go to Book Club and have a meaningful discussion on “Mara: Daughter of the Nile” when that hutch was sitting in my dining room all big and grey and everything.
And I knew that you would want my full attention. After all, I really liked the part about how Mara ended up being a double-agent for the Egyptian government and I also knew we would all want to discuss how she managed to get out of the walled city.
But I also knew I would not be able to concentrate….thinking about my overabundance of painted grey wood.
I’m sure next month will be better.
You see, I don’t really have any other un-distressed large grey pieces of furniture, so I feel confident in telling you….I promise I will be there when the doors open.
Thanks for being so understanding about all this.
PS Maybe I should have it at my house next month, just in case.
PSS I am linking this up to Miss Mustard Seed.
PSSS All photographs of my distressed hutch were taken by RTM Connect.