Friday, March 27, 2009

I thought I was just lazy.

Last year I broke my wrist and stopped painting for a while. Now, for some reason I can't start again. It's been troubling me and I keep making excuses for not getting back to the studio. It seems I'll do almost anything to keep from picking up the chalk. It's not because of my wrist, I've worn out that excuse, although "downward facing dog" kicks my butt from time to time.

Writing has become more of a challenge but I'm running out of Kitchen Stories and I've been spending way too much time at the Family History center at the local Mormon church. Not that they aren't all darling people there. I've never met a Mormon I didn't like except when they start to talk religion. Oh wait, I did work with a horrible woman but she was a convert and not born to the LDS church. Horrible. So horrible I won't even talk about her here for fear the page explodes. If I believed in anything I'd believe she was the devil; but I don't. I could start a rant on people who are converts to anything but I'll leave that for a completely different post. Converts who share; suffering bores. That includes people who've quite smoking, lost weight, found Jesus, Jehovah, Muhammad or blogging. Keep it to yourself.

So, who am I? A quote from Mary Todd Lincoln might be my mantra, My evil genius Procrastination has whispered me to tarry 'til a more convenient season.

After reading Wiki's definition of procrastination I feel like pulling down the shades, curling up and closing my eyes for a while. Are you afflicted with this illness?

5 comments:

  1. hmmmmmmmmmmm and lazy is not in our genes it's procrastination!!! but we all come by it naturally almost everyone in the family is/was a procrastinator hell i even married one.

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  2. yes. it must be hereditary.

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  3. Listen, momma's favorite saying was … "there's always tomorrow, Scarlett."

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  4. What the heck is wrong with being a procrastinator? When I'm good 'n ready I'll do whatever I please, and I'm not ready!

    AND MORE THING ... maybe you are ready for a new art form ?? come on over and throw clay.

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