Friday, November 06, 2009
to make a journal book on "WINTER" and all the things I love about this season. I then will also do the same for each upcoming season. I wish now I would have done one already for fall...and I may go back and start that as well along with this winter one...instead of waiting till next fall. OR make a second one next fall. I will see. I love the idea of putting photos or images or artwork of all the things I love down into journal form. This idea has opened up many other ideas for me as well. Here is a page I worked on the other night. I really like all the images and plan on infusing this page with the scent of Christmas tree.
I have always loved those LITTLE BIG BOOKS and IDEALS....and how they incorporate images and artwork and recipes or poetry based on different themes. So why not do something like this myself, but on a much more personalized scale? I am so excited about this idea.
I have also decided to make a PILLOW book. I have a lot of erotic poetry I have written...but then was torn what to do with it. I thought at one time about publishing a book of it...but was not sure I wanted to have my name tied to perhaps what some might consider "smut" though I do keep mine clean compared to other's standards. I also am now wishing to write in a more "romantic" way....
Anyway....I had heard about Pillow books in the past..where concubines in geisha houses and some aristocrats would keep note paper by their bedside and then write down all their secret sexual desires and fantasies and keep them in a journal under their pillow only to be shared with their lovers if even them. MAYBE this is what I am to do with all my writings. I have not put anything on my poetry site for so long. I had quite a following there when I did. I am being torn inside between whether I SHOULD or whether I should NOT write like that. SO I stopped writing it altogether. BUT maybe in a format like a PILLOW BOOK....that might be the direction for me to take with my poetry. I imagine that could then be marketed should I so desire. HUM....lots to ponder there...as I have done so now for a couple of years.
What have you worked on lately?
Thursday, November 05, 2009
PLEASE consider sending this little dying boy a Christmas card.......see story below...and link to video
Diana Biorkman needs your help in making her son's wish come true. She has a 5 year old son, Noah, in the last stages of a 2.5 year battle with Neuroblastoma Cancer. The family is celebrating Christmas next week and Noahs request is to get lots of Christmas cards. Please consider sending cards to:
1141 Fountian Viewcircle
South Lyon, MI 48178
here is a link to the video......
Please send whatever you are led to send! Thanks!
Wednesday, November 04, 2009
Monday, November 02, 2009
CLICK TO ENLARGE if you want.......
Jaime over at JAMIE RIDLER STUDIOS
asks us this month "What do you want to bring to life in this final part of the year? Is it time to breathe some fresh energy into your 2009 goals and intentions? Is it time for completion and clearing? Are you already starting to cast forward into 2010? What will you dream of under the Full Frost Moon?"
Well I don't know about everyone else....but I have a lot of things left unfinished and I would like to finish as many as I can before the end of the year. Now I know I always tend to bite off more than I can chew and I always try to tackle everything all at once instead of breaking things down into smaller projects....so very often nothing I want to do gets accomplished as I am too overwhelmed to even begin. OR I begin, but never complete a project.
I have a lot of organization still to do in the current home I live in to make it more streamlined and functional, more cozy and roomy. I have a lot of boxes to finish unpacking and then put away....or move off site into storage pending a possible move next summer. I have lived in my current space with boxes around me for about 3 years and stuff piled around. I feel choked and suffocated and always have things hanging over my head that need to be done. I am not sure why I always do this. DO I fear once I get things done of the free time I will have? Am I afraid I will be "finished" and I would have nothing left to do which is of course absurd. There are always things to do and new things to learn. My life will never be "finished."
BUT the procrastination or not completing things I set as goals is really bugging me tremendously.
SO before the end of the year I want to focus on organization....getting my house in order literally....and clean....getting myself in order and healthy and lean.....(or on the way at the very least).......and taking the free time I do end up getting and really enjoying all my moments.....remaining childlike so I can really enjoy the upcoming holidays with my son and family.......and enjoy the real vacation time I am planning on taking during the holidays as well. I want to EARN my time off though so I have a lot to do. I am hopeful I will be filled with tremendous physical energy to complete all the physical things I must do before the holidays......and the rest should come pretty easy after that.....or at least I hope!