Crazy as a Loom

Thursday, July 25, 2013

So what?


 Miss Puss says: "So what?"


Sydney's box is falling apart.   I know the feeling.

My life is pretty chaotic, trying to juggle all the different parts, trying to stay productive and unstressed at the same time, when neither seems likely.

My time at the studio is a few hours here and a few hours there, so my weaving is sporadic.
 Little of this, little of that.

Because I know that I am under a lot of pressure, I have been trying especially hard to be nice to myself.
So yesterday I got a massage.
And then I took myself to lunch........for my favorite gazpacho, and half a tuna sandwich.


Part of being good to myself involves weaving what moves me.
And today, this did.
Occasionally, I am asked where my ideas come from......you know, why I am weaving what I am weaving......and truthfully, I have no idea.   Things just pop into my head sometimes.




Ah, now I know why Miss Puss is in your box, Miss Queen of Everything.


Tonight, I spent some time in the garden, remember the one I planted somewhat late?

 In spite of it all, my little garden is growing just fine.  Pretty, it's not.  Maybe next year it will be pretty.
But it is producing. And that's enough.

Oh, yeah.

Still doing it one day at a time, because nothing works as well.   Really.

11 comments:

Sue Brown said...

Good to 'hear' from you! Hope that life slows down and gives you a much needed break! xo

Deb said...

Keep going with that being good to yourself. It seems to be working. I'm thinking of taking one day a week to do a 'me' day. I'm feeling very stressed lately, too. I love what you are weaving and your lunch looked delicious. What would we do without the cats in our lives...you know what i'm saying. They calm us down daily. Take care, Hilary.

TexWisGirl said...

glad your garden is doing pretty well, considering you've not had time to give it! i like the dark tones in that rug.

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

Your zuchinis look so good. That's one thing we didn't plant this year but we are already planning to double the size of our garden for next year so zuchs are on the list. What is that white you are weaving... a rug? It is gorgeous whatever it is!

Thistle Rose Weaving said...

Enjoy the little things and the big things won't seem so awful. Take care of yourself dear lady.

Shuttle, Hook and Needle said...

Glad you are doing special things just for you! Wish I was there to share that yummy looking lunch.
Love the pic of the rug. That is my favorite kind. A little of this and a little of that. Just like life.

Janet Kay Goettsch said...

That creamy colored rug is beautiful, it looks like silk.
Glad you're doing well, I've missed a lot of blog reading the past several months, but I plan to catch up..sometime ;-)
As long as the weeds don't completely choke out the plants, it's all good.

Janet Kay Goettsch said...

That creamy colored rug is beautiful, it looks like silk.
Glad you're doing well, I've missed a lot of blog reading the past several months, but I plan to catch up..sometime ;-)
As long as the weeds don't completely choke out the plants, it's all good.

Karen said...

Well that looks like one very productive garden... good work.

Love the cream color, luxuriant!

One day at a time, one foot in front of the other. Amen.

Cait Throop said...

Oh Hilary, I hear you on this one! Learning to slow down, listen deep, care for ourselves AND still be productive!? sigh. I love that long rug. love. Be well and hug a kitty.

Cupcake Murphy said...

I like your purple boots.

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