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Changing plans

At first I felt frustrated and unnerved by all the uncertainty. Then disappointed that I couldn’t go, then relieved that I made a decision, then exhausted, then anxious that I wouldn’t be able to sell everything I needed to. For this small business, the majority of income for this year was hinging on three events. Six days. Three of those days happened to be Halifax Crafters, which I didn’t attend, because I couldn’t get there. Between 150 and 200mm of rain fell on the south west coast of Newfoundland within one day around November 24th. Many people were scared for their property, pets and safety. The Trans Canada highway was washed out in 4 main places, the ferry was rerouted, the premier showed up and helicopters were offered (to me too). Climate change is real, and scary.

I hunkered down in the Codroy Valley. Even though things didn't align, it was a beautiful place to wait, and I got to spend time with some really lovely people.