Before I set out to write my blog posts, I think all week prior about what I want to write.
Notice how it's been a couple of weeks since I posted? I couldn't think of anything good to write.
I realized I just had to say "no".
When you are an artist and your time is your own, it's hard to rationalize "taking off". Off from what? Isn't every day, every week a week when you do whatever you want?
Not when you are trying to brand yourself and start a business.
But I decided that last week was the week I was going to just throw everything up in the air and change my routine. Monday was the 4th of July and every year we have a huge BBQ. The fun-ness for me varies from year to year, but I bring that on myself. For the balance of the week I had planned to recharge my creative juices and every morning I was going to visit a different spot I enjoy taking pictures and spend every afternoon regrouping, recharging and unplug while lounging by the pool.
Tuesday it rained.
Thursday afternoon I had to drive my mother-in-law to the airport.
Friday I had to attend a funeral.
So much for regrouping, recharging and unplugging.
Maybe round two?