This is my third attempt at writing tonight’s blog post.
Life feels complicated sometimes. I’ve been frustrated over not enough time and too many things. Obviously, I need to rethink priorities. I feel like captain of a cargo ship when all I really want is a rowboat. What can I change? Materially as well as how I use my time?
I’ve been crashing a lot the past few days, as in feeling tired and overwhelmed. And frustrated. Looking for answers: maybe if I do this instead of that, or focus on something else. What’s wrong?
Maybe the answer isn’t in finding an answer so much as to pare things down. Simplify is actually my “word” for 2017.
When I was kid, I loved reading stories of the pioneer families on the Oregon Trail. At some point many had to dump possessions off their covered wagons when the horses or oxen became tired, or their wheels fell off. Piles of belongings along the trail…
learning to play rock violin
fauxbonichi (art journaling)
get past the first draft of the novel I wrote
record my own song in Garage Band
oh, then there’s the erotic novella I started
tidy the house
give away clothes that aren’t in line with who I am
That’s a lot of stuff to give up, isn’t it? The photo for this post ~ there’s a saying that goes something like, “If your hands are too full you can’t hold someone else’s.”