Soooooooo many things I could, and probably should be doing. There simply is no motivation for me to do any of them. I’m at a total laziness point…er, should I call that a crossroads, or a contemplative moment or a re-charge day? Those all sound better than being lazy and not making a decision about any single thing.
I am happy to report, though, that Harvest Moons is bound, sleeved and labeled and will be presented for consideration in our January exhibit at the Northville Art House.
What all do I need to do today? Laundry…yeah, it can sit there. We have enough clean clothes for a few more days! Get hubby’s Christmas present? That’s a winner, since it only involves sending off a check! Back up the computer? Sure, doing it as I type this because it takes no effort whatsoever. Cooking? Nope. Hubby went out to lunch and is bringing back dinner, and any day I don’t have to cook is a good day. Finding out what everyone else wants for Christmas? It needs to be done and I think we’re going shopping tomorrow–in real stores, not online. Maybe I need to rest up for that. Whew! That’s enough real work for one day. Now back to ‘contemplation’!
What projects am I contemplating? Well, there are those 3 scrap quilts ready and waiting to be stitched.
Or I could start something totally new…nah…not happening!
Remember the fabric made with the water soluble stabilizer?
That’s been kicking around the top of the cutting table for months now, with one lonely little leaf stitched into it.
I could do more of that. Makes lots of leaves and/or flowers. It’s a big piece of fabric. But it really is easier to use this type of fabric if you have a specific project in mind, and right now I don’t.
Speaking of leaves, I preserved a bunch this year to use for printing and haven’t done any of that yet. Maybe I should get out the paints and play with these.
I have a piece called The Moon is Sleeping that I made several years ago. It has always felt unfinished to me. Even though it has a lot of foo-foo on it, I’m pretty sure it needs MORE!
When I talk about color, I always talk about contrast, and there is not enough in this piece to really make the tree stand out from the background. It might win out on the what-to-do scale because it’s a picky, fiddly little process to add more to it and might fit the slow mood I’m in.
And then there are word games to play on the computer and the phone. Hmmmm…I think that and reading a book are going to be the winners today. Then I can keep thinking of things to do (and NOT to do) in the background and pretend that I’m coming up with a plan of action!
Let’s see…that computer back up is about done and my book is within reach……….quiet time is here.