I thought I would have all the piles tamed by this time, but as soon as one is vanquished, another seems to take its place…tho’ I sense a weakening in the speed and strength of the pile-creating forces and hope that tomorrow I will have that mostly-clean slate I have been working towards.
I suppose it may also have taken longer than it should because I get distracted by ideas that suddenly need to brought to fruition…like making the shabby, paint-chipped front door more presentable. I have been “seeing” it layered with some of my old bits of paper, much more easily than I could “see” myself painting it ( I wish I liked to paint more than I do!)…and that did take a bit of time, but lovely and focused moments they were.
And there is another pile, or shall I say little heap, that will be distracting me this evening…and the results of which I will gladly share, should it actually turn out.
sarah elwell December 15, 2011 at 5:44 am
gosh, even your mess is pretty!
Lesley Austin December 15, 2011 at 6:37 am
But, of course, dear Sarah, I am only showing you the pretty messes : ). Although the mail pile isn’t really pretty…just happy-making.
Lola December 15, 2011 at 6:43 am
I just wanted to pop in and tell you how restful I’ve found your posts to be. In the hectic, commercial thing that Christmas and the Advent season has become, I am drawn to your images. In them I find a tranquil space. A place that my eyes and mind can rest; a much needed respite from the craziness that is the world. Thank you for sharing them. I hope you have a beautiful winter season.
Lesley December 15, 2011 at 10:59 am
Love your photographs, Lesley and the gift tags are just lovely. As Sarah said, even your messes are pretty!! 😉 xx
Dori December 15, 2011 at 3:28 pm
I can’t wait to see what comes of that last pretty mess!
Laurie December 15, 2011 at 5:08 pm
I’m with Dori! Your craftiness is always inspiring.