Have I mentioned that I am a bit of a freak-magnet? Oh, right, that is my motto...
today was as every other day: freaks gravitating to me and asking for things that I either can't get or have no intention of carrying. And then there was the very sweet guy who had asked about books of celtic design -- more along the lines of a coffee table volume than the intro to drawing celtic knots books I am able to get. I was busy with another customer and the phone was ringing while I was telling him what I would be able to get. He had already been in here before and we had talked about my being an archaeologist who had studied, among other things, the Iron Age. He asked me if I was also interested in the spiritual aspects of Celtic Studies -- I am, honestly, but not when the phone is ringing and someone wants me to ring them up :) He left his card and told me to give him a call if I am interested in an interesting academic, yet spiritual discussion. You know, in my free time... He is living on the outskirts of Dresden at the moment in a trailor in nature. As he left, he bowed with his hands pressed together and told me that if we don't meet again that he wishes me a good trip. Oh how I hope some of his peace and happiness rubbed off on me ;)
Aside from that, I have been busy: ordering books, labeling and stocking xmas goods, calculating prices for the American delivery that is taking forever and a day. I am about to get ugly with someone for jerking me around and making this delivery an absolute catastrophe. So much for the Halloween candy :/ I just hope it gets through customs soon -- there are Thanksgiving products in it. Boo!
Right. It is almost closing time and I need to get out of here quickly to do some handmade shopping and then I am meeting my two ninjas (think 3 amigos, but ninjas, that is us) for dinner and drinks. Hurrah!