In other news

Yep, you read it right, I finally quit my day job! (insert the bells, whistles, and parades with elephants)

From now on I’ll be knee-deep in creative mischiefs as I run Blue Eyed Yonder full-time.

It’s been a little over a week since I gave my notice, and I still have to rub my eyes and make sure that I’m reading those words right, “quit?” I’ve known in my heart this day would one day come for me. You go through life reading books about finding cheese in a maze or discovering the color of your parachute. You pin inspirational posters about chasing your dreams and living life to the fullest. But all of that seemed kind of pointless if I was too scared to leap, to afraid to step into the ocean.

So what made me finally do it? What made me check out of corporate life and open the doors to creativity? Well it’s kind of a neat story – one I’ll share this week with you on the blog. To give you a hint it involves Atlanta traffic and Christopher Columbus. Confused? Ha! You’re gonna love it.

Posted 8/13/12, Topic: Blog

  • lesley graham
    August 13, 2012 at 7:28 am |

    WOOHOO! couldn’t be happier for you or more excited to see what’s to come.

  • Danielle
    August 13, 2012 at 7:45 am |

    So happy for you!!! <3

  • Kristine
    August 13, 2012 at 8:27 am |

    So excited and happy for you! You go girl! Congratulations and so excited to see what comes next from BEY! xo

  • Shea
    August 13, 2012 at 10:51 am |

    Yippee!! Let freedom ring!! xo

  • Kathy graham
    August 13, 2012 at 5:32 pm |

    ….and I thought you were getting another dog!!!! I just can’t tell you how proud I am of you ….and so happy for you on your new venture!!!! Now… go and use the talents God has given you to the fullest… “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive and inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”
    Colossians 3:23-24

    • BlueEyedYonder
      August 13, 2012 at 10:07 pm |

      Thanks Mom! What a perfect verse for this time in my life. I need to print this one out for sure! Love you!

  • Julie Graham
    August 14, 2012 at 10:51 am |

    Congratulations & so happy for you as you take this leap of faith!

  • katie [the bright life]
    August 14, 2012 at 7:24 pm |

    Congratulations! What a big, exciting step for you!! All the best to BEY! Xo, Katie P.S. Your mom’s comment is perfect…what a great life verse.

  • Kara
    August 15, 2012 at 10:38 am |

    I am making a leap this week too! Reading this gives me the courage to do what I love!!!

  • Kara
    August 15, 2012 at 10:43 am |

    One more thing..I love this photo, could I use this image on my special day, with your permission, or give you credit. It is beauitful!! I can’t wait!

    • BlueEyedYonder
      August 15, 2012 at 11:12 am |

      Congrats on the leap! Feel free to use the image. :-)

  • Renee - the Creative Orchard
    August 19, 2012 at 2:39 pm |

    Congrats! The first thing I did when I quit my job and joined the creative world was go buy a new work-at-home wardrobe. It looks similar to pajamas, but technically it’s called “loungewear”. ;)

  • Chloe
    January 9, 2013 at 12:21 pm |

    Congratulations!! I am super jealous!! I’m hoping to do the same by the end of this year. :) Fingers crossed!

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