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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Chasing Rabbits and Then Some......

Every once in awhile I feel just like "Alice" chasing that proverbial white rabbit. I wake up in the morning with all the best intentions of having a productive day and I end up with a mountain of unfinished business! It never fails, all my best intentions always seem to sprout wings and take flight right out the window....WHY ME? 

I am an intelligent, somewhat organized woman. I've done the lists, memos to self and even taped off my keyboard so not to get caught up on the internet....why can't I finish what I have planned for the day.

I day-dream! Yep, I'm admitting to this most common malady of ALL artists! The simplest of sights will send my mind somersaulting into a kaleidoscope of ideas and stories. Just as one character starts to take life on paper my hand starts to jerk and I start on another. After a mountain of white paper begins to grow in the corner of my workroom I realize that I didn't finish the dishes or finish printing out my orders. The order for Mrs. P is still undressed while Mr. C's character still needs his legs and the day is half over! 

There are seriously days I feel like I am chasing that little white fur-ball down the hole into oblivion! ARGH!!!!! Some seem to think it's my approaching old age! WELL! Whose old? Isn't old just a three letter word or in some cases a four (olde).....Do I need a twelve step program for day-dreaming? Now I'm doing it again, Here I sit writing when I should be dressing Mrs. P's character and helping Mr. C's to walk....and cleaning up the white paper mountain in my corner! 

 I'm thinking "paper plates" are good, as I listen to my printer humming along and spitting out my orders!


WoolenSails said...

I call is procrastinating, that is what I am best at, lol.
I need to get myself organized in thoughts and hopefully get things done before the holidays.


Kays Kids said...

A lady after my own heart. Where does the day go?????
I have know idea, although I do know they go some where very quickly.
Age is only a number it certainly is NOT what is in my head.
Hugs Kay

wynteraven said...

Day dreaming is a good thing, and clearly it has not hurt your creativity, Dream away my friend dream away, and perhaps, we will be lucky enough to dream along with you

Firecracker Kid said...

This is the life of a creative soul such as yourself. There's nothing wrong with you m'lady so continue on as you are ::)