I learned years ago [hmm, yeah, like 20] that no matter how strong I started out on New Year’s Day, I did not keep my resolutions. And the same ones were on the list — year after year [like another 20!]. 😦
So I started making goals — of course I was still a bit unrealistic — I made too many to be done in too short a time.
But, very, very slowly, I started achieving changes in my life. When it was right — when I was ready, I baby-stepped my way through my list of goals.
For years [like 30], Continue reading
Celebrate what you want to see more of.
The porch entrance is alive with colour.
Everywhere I look in this old, not-so-mobile home, I see the beautiful colours of my work from 2011.
While my friend, Reddie, worked on his carpentry skills, I enjoyed designing furniture & windows using gorgeous stained glass.
I’m amazed at what can be achieved with baby steps & a year:
13. Since we moved to the coast & my middle son took up deep-sea diving for a job at a fish farm, I’ve wanted to learn to dive. The beauty in the ocean would be amazing to see — hopefully before any more is killed off.
Simply A Dawne Thought
13. image from SpeedySigns.com
Many people create a “Bucket List” of things they want to do before they “kick the bucket”. I want to create a similar list but without the morbid finality of death by attaching the more creativity & endlessness of life to it. I want my list to continually grow so I’m also setting it up as a separate category on this blog. As I continue to explore my creative being more ideas sprout & this would be a perfect place to record them. Right now, these are simply general ideas, but as I work at each one, more details will be posted. So, in no particular order, here’s the start of my:
Creativity Bucket List
- Visit Buckhaven, Scotland In the Shire of Fife, Buckhaven is a small fishing village where Nana, my maternal grandmother grew up with my great-grandparents, “Mother” and “Daddy Jim”. While in Scotland I want to visit medieval ruins & the magical Stonehenge & King Arthur’s mythical Camelot & the wild coastline & castles & maybe Wales & maybe Ireland & . . . Continue reading