Re: projects and motivation
- i have to get projects done now because as soon as the snow melts i have to put a new fence around the back yard...my foxhound something or other has taken to climbing the current fence and going walkabout, much to my husband's dismay. and as soon as i can do that, all my spare time is pretty much given over to the garden. when you only have a five-month growing season you have to make it count.
--- In AandS50ChallengeCommunity@yahoogroups.com, "katherine kerr" <vicki@...> wrote:
> > Moira:
> > i find that the deeper the snow gets, the more i accomplish.
> Whereas for me at this time of the year ocean is sparkling, the waves are curling, the sun is
> shining and the tide is high, making me more inclined to be out on the water pedalling away
> instead of doing my projects....
> I've been looking over my perioid printed materials (idly prepping for the class I'm giving at
> Drachenwald 20YC later this year). Must have a hunt around for other kinds of stuff I can add
> to the mix. The problem with working on ephemera is that its...well...ephemeral.
> I've got a batch of maps done, so that's underway -- seems I only really work on those when
> on holiday though (and the new kayak is taking up the spare time even there cos it's
> inflatable and fits in the van). The house is still semi-shambolic from the earthquakes -- at
> least that's my excuse -- so it's proving hard to get the motivation up at home.
> Mind you, I'm learning a lot more about local waterways at the moment -- even photographed
> the silhouette of the Port Hills from the harbour mouth for the next series of maps; and picked
> up a whale vertebra off the beach for my cabinet of curiousities :-)
> Just found my favourite fountain pen which had been missing since pre-quake; might get me
> back into more manuscript work. Now if I can just find the safe place I put my missing harp
> string, I can get it to the luthier for repairs.....
> So getting there, if a little slower than usual (and that's without shovelling snow to slow me
> katherine kerr of the Hermitage, in the Crescent Isles,
> Barony of Southron Gaard, Kingdom of Lochac