Christmas Staycation


What happens when you work 10-12 hours 7 days a week for two years
and finally take a much needed staycation?

SLEEP!

I can’t believe how much I slept!
Slept in, took naps, watched silty Santa movies, and did not post much!
Still we have two weeks more staycation, and maybe, maybe I will start posting!

I painted/journaled (always even if not posting, as some of it is now just too personal),
and much of it was about cleaning colors and palettes!
That is a quick way to fill a journal!
Only 1/3 of what I did has been posted (so more to come!)

In the midst of this I also tried to paint our twinkly lights,
which were everywhere at the studio and home.
I laid down some colors where I though the lights would be,
and after drying masked “lights” off,
painted in with Paynes Blue-Grey and Prussian Green.
Not too bad for my first time… I want to do more with this.

I think my comments are working again… finally!  Thanks Dan!

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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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15 Responses to Christmas Staycation

  1. STAYCATION….Hmmm I love that concept!

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  2. So glad you had a rest. Maybe this year don’t work quite so hard

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  3. so good to hear you took time off and aren’t done yet! good girl!!!! i slept too, and a few forced days of with carpel tunnel. ahh well, i’ll get to painting soon enough. (that took 5 min to type with right hand only! hehehe)

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  4. Cindy Dauer says:

    Hooray for sleep!
    You did a wonderful job with the twinkly lights. Such pretty colors!

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  5. Glad you got so much sleep. You must have needed it. Always enjoy your post and your lovely art.

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  6. kristindudish says:

    The well deserved staycation sounds like just what you needed! (And what a great way to clean colors & palettes!

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  7. Enjoy the rest, and staycation!

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