The past two or three months, I've had a huge amount of time on my hands and it has been an adjustment. It has been a period of reflection, deep thought, zoning out, and regeneration.
I'm cleaning up this blog, deleting posts that no longer seem relevant, narrowing focus, and making changes.
The first thing you'll notice is that I'm deleting Etsy tags on posts, and deleting posts are that are 100% about Etsy. I haven't quit Etsy, but I've dramatically shifted my focus away from that forum as a creative outlet. I found that I was focusing more and more on the business side, and losing my joy in creating as a result. So....pretty much no more Etsy on this blog unless it is super relevant to something else, and not at all my main focus.
Secondly, I'm eliminating some posts that were relevant at the time but are no longer relevant...things that had time lines, for example.
Thirdly, we moved. Like, we literally no longer live in that craphole of an apartment with the poopy landlords who never fixed anything unless I withheld rent and threatened repeatedly to sue them (those of you that donated a bit of money to help...THANK YOU!!!!). We live in a mold FREE, pretty, fairly new house now! YAY! We are still renting, but this is so much nicer! We even have enough room for a second dog! DOUBLE YAY!
I've put myself on a schedule, and outlined blog posts for the next few weeks. My goal is to blog DAILY so that it becomes habit, and to view this as part of my daily, right after morning coffee but before morning yoga routine. I could really use some cheerleaders though. If you see me lagging, PLEASE NUDGE ME! PLEASE!
I want to bring my focus back to things I love - homeschooling my beautiful son (he turns 15 this August!), literature/reading, writing, drawing, and building my dream life.