January 2. The house is unbelievably quite. The children are all gone, the hubby is back to work, and after a VERY quick glimpse at CNN, I find myself back at the computer, after a 2 week hiatus. I scan Pinterest, looking for my daily dose of inspiration, and find myself strangely apathetic. Of course, as always, there is talent galore out there, but I guess I'm simply not in the mood for anything "New". How strange is that? It's the New Year. Aren't we suppose to embrace transformations and resolve to change? Yet, this year, I find I don't want to change or to forge ahead. Rather, I feel the strange pull to backtrack a bit. I want to hit my shelves that are ladened with unfinished projects, and, well, finish a few. I don't want to consider our next business adventure, but rather reassess the validity of those with which we are currently involved. Frankly, I simply want to wallow in the here and now, content, satisfied and, yes, even gratified. Life is good. I don't feel the need to change.
Of course, later in the day, or the week, my soul will begin to crave the...Read more