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Christmas Creativity

This time of year often finds me in a pensive mode. I often set myself up in my room working on one creative project or another. This year was no different. I think I made some good progress but I’m a bit worn down from using parts of my brain I don’t exercise as much as I’d like. I worked on a digital painting which came out pretty rough, as I was repeatedly interrupted and my hands weren’t steady enough to draw lines straight enough with the mouse for my liking.

We don’t have a tree this year due to there being absolutely no room in the house for a sizable one, and also it’s a hazard for both an 18 month old baby with age-appropriate but low spatial navigation skills, and a 7 month old puppy who loves to jump up on things– and people when given the opportunity. We do have multicolored lights up now which I can tell are on by looking at the space between the bottom of my door and the floor.

I spent most of today attempting to read while listening to a bunch of podcasts and music. I got through about 20 pages and realized I wasn’t absorbing anything so I put that down and crocheted a scarf that I started over five years ago. In five years I managed to crochet about 7 or 8 inches of it. As of 9:30PM tonight it’s a full-fledged, wearable scarf in a deep crimson monochrome color. I plan to give it to a family member for Christmas. I hope it’s well received. It definitely looks homemade in places.

Anyway, enough about my corner of the world. Go be good to each other.

Merry Christmas!

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