Websites, mags, news outlets, books and even the rags often talk about our fast-paced lifestyle. Well, mine isn’t fast-paced and hasn’t been for a long time, but over the past few weeks (I’d say since mid-February), it has slowed down to unadulterated, calm stillness. Don’t get me wrong though; I still feel like days turn into weeks turn into months far too quickly for my liking. It wasn’t long ago that there was snow on the ground and already we’ve hit the end of March. But I’ve started living differently and that difference is stillness.
Gone is the pressure to do things as others expect me to do them and gone is also the burning need to hit imaginary deadlines. Yes, I did want to write a bit on here about pancake day and what I cooked for it and how good it was and also about Victoria’s ninth birthday but, you know what, it doesn’t really matter that I did not. I am creating in my lab these days. I’ve finally started the art journal that had been percolating in my mind for many months (if not... years). There is colour, lots of colour, and a lot of uncharted possibility in my going-ons lately and I love it.
Meanwhile, my dogs are spending more time outside, the garden is waking up and today I got a fantastic pair of shoes. Oh, and my local Starbee is open again. What more do I want?