don't read KR, go check out Clara's book. She's not a fluffy-wuffy-jump-on-the-bandwagon-and-write-a-book knitter, and neither are her contributors. They just knit. For real.
Did you ever look around and suddenly realize that everything is magically falling into place for you? Me neither. For me everything good takes hard work - even getting ready to go on vacation for a few days has required a big push at work, organizing, updating, shoving various projects forward, leaving notes and a trail of
This week was one stupid meeting after another, and reassuring R that I really will come back (because I still have to sell the house). I know most of my tasks won't go anywhere while I'm gone, so a similar push will be necessary when I get back. I was gone for almost 3 months after the brain thang and when I came back it was like a return to Brigafrickin'doon - almost 3 months and it was as if I'd never been gone. Yes, there were some cast changes in the ongoing drama, we're kinda like Law and Order that way, but the job didn't improve much. We must get better writers, and definitely need a new casting director.
Fixing up the house - hard work. Getting fit again - hard work. Enjoyable work, but hard work. Work - hard work. Not very enjoyable work, just hard work. But if I'm looking, if I'm focused on my goals, I see the pieces of my life moving around, and outside influences lining up to help me focus on my goals. That has been happening a lot lately. It makes it worth the slog of keeping on.