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“Affair on the Square”…. “Affair to Remember”

Isn’t “An Affair to Remember” an old movie?

All in all it was a lovely day. Well, almost.

Affair in the Square was held at the lovely gazebo in downtown Medina. A walkway encircles it with numerous spokes leading off of it. The setting was lovely.

The vendors were lovely and, in general, the goods were of a high quality.

The crowds were lovely. And, most importantly, they were buying my jewelry. We were really having a good day and enjoying ourselves (I’ve used the word lovely way too much here).

It was an enjoyable show and I would definitely do it again. We were having a great day. I sold several of my felt pieces, a smaller collection, which I love, love to make. More on felting to come.

Felted Blue Brimmed Hat
collar TAA

Sometimes I think I have bad karma or something.

Just when everything was going so well, the bottom fell out. I was standing, talking to a repeat customer when suddenly I felt extremely dizzy. I had to sit right away and my husband put a cold cloth on my forehead. A woman stopped by and suggested I put the cloth on my neck instead and then recommended I lie down for a few minutes. There was a bench behind us with 2 people sitting on it. She shooed them away so I could lie down. It seems she is a nurse; I really wish I knew her name so I could thank her. Next thing I knew, 2 EMTs appeared-still don’t know where they came from. I’m insisting I’m OK and want to go back to my booth until I try to sit up and everything is spinning. Long story short-my BP was 60/’just barely palpable’. That got my attention and I willing went to Medina Hospital. All is well now.


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