Crazy Busy


Before my mom died I was feeling stressed by deadlines;
I wrote this at that time and it is even more true today…
but I am no longer worried about her.

I’m glad we took the extra time down over New Year’s;
It was worth it to fully recover from one of the hardest years yet.

Oddly, I think our Christmas cactus knows we need his cheer and he is still blooming — now about 45 days of blooms!  When we walk into the lobby we are greeted by swirling color and cheer, between the Monterey pieces and the horses and the colorful cactus.
*sorry i only had time for a line drawing, but, you know, deadlines!
he deserves a glorious watercolor!*

Journaling saves me, even if it is a quick drawing at the end of the day
to think about what has transpired and draw a little.

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About dkatiepowellart

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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2 Responses to Crazy Busy

  1. Heide says:

    Journaling saves me too — even if my daily notes aren’t a fraction as lovely as yours. I’m glad these little observations are reminding you of happy moments in spite of your difficult year … and I hope the year ahead will be better, and even brighter.

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