So, here’s some observations from my Saturday morning. Daughter is away at a sleepover…Hubby is sleeping after working an overtime night shift. I am enjoying some quiet and thinking and observing life…
- When making art, the space clearing and tidying up can be just as important as the actual creating part. Clutter and lost stuff hinders effective art making.
- It is probably a good idea to clean out the fridge more than once every three months or so – no matter how busy you are. Avoiding the fridge because you aren’t sure what you might find inside (science experiment wise) complicates life immensely.
- Clean sheets and a welcoming bed make life so much more pleasant even if you think you haven’t time for the effort. Sleep is important.
- If you forget to water your plants over a period of time because of higher activities on the priority list, drenching them to try and make up for it doesn’t work. A dead plant is still dead after you water it…it’s just really wet. This also seems to apply to relationships that are neglected during said busy times (except for the whole watering and wet part).
- Your children never really move out. For months after the big move, you will keep finding stuff and the new guest room becomes a holding area – kind of like the lost luggage area at an airport.
I’m seeing a common thread here…
It involves my less than stellar approach to cleaning up, and housekeeping in general. It’s a good thing that I’m having a good day and am able to realize that I have other good qualities besides housework.
And that’s why I’m going to go back to making some stuff right now…
…right after I clean up the work table in my studio because I can’t seem to find a single bottle of glue in this entire house.