Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Meeting goals

“If you want the best the world has to offer, offer the world your best.”
Neale Donald Walsch
I am feeling pretty good about todays work. I have met several goals I set for myself today. One I finished writing  2 patterns. One for the project I just finished and the other for the doily I entered in the CGOA design contest. That and I got the last project blocked.
 The doily didn't get the whole pattern wrote when I did it as it went out the door almost as soon as it was done. So the last 9 rnds had to wait for me to find the time to get them written up Decided today was the day. It's a very good thing I keep explicit notes on my designs when I am working them or this would have been much tougher.
But it does feel good to get this done. Now I can work on new projects without this hanging over my head screaming, What about me.................  I only have one other pattern that needs to be written up at this point that is screaming for my attention. It's on the list for next week.  
My list for the week is already much shorter than it was. So I feel confident that I can achieve my goals this week with time and energy to spare.
Thats a good thing as I have  design I want to be working on soooo bad and I am not allowing myself to touch it until each days goals are met.
Needless to say I get to go play now as I have met todays goal and the rest of the day is meant to be used creatively. 
Sorry though no pictures today.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Busy, Busy

“Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.”
Miguel de Unamuno
Just finished up one project. Well actually I finished the crochet portion. I still have a bit of pattern writing to do, but not much, will finish it in the morning.
Going to spend this afternoon working on an idea that I have been playing with on and off with all weekend.  It sort of morphed on me. But then ideas do that. I never argue as that is how things grow.  I will play with it this afternoon, then tomorrow I will get busy on the other things I  need to do this week.
I made me up a list of the things I want to accomplish this week. OH MY!!!
One thing is certain I will never ever be bored. To be bored  I would have to catch up with myself and that isn't going to happen anytime soon.
But I much prefer to have my list of things to do than to wonder how to fill my days.
 Last weekend I took a couple days and played with a design. The results is a necklace that I will be putting on my website as soon as the pattern if tested. That and I have one other pattern I need and want to get up too. Getting things prepped for that is part of my list. 

Here are pictures of my Cherish Pineapple Necklace.

The other pictures I have for you are of some flowers in my back yard. I took shots of one in the light at night the other night then took the same flower in the daylight the next day.
Why?  Just to see what it would look like. I like playing with my camera. Hopefully someday I will be able to take really good pictures of my work.

The night shot

Day shot.