Linking up over at Virginia’s as I record the moments that rocked this week
The biggest thing that rocked my world this week was a 6.5 earthquake (hahahaha), thankfully the aftershocks have dropped to only the one or two that we can feel each day and I am studiously avoiding the website that will tell me how many aftershocks we are actually having for the sake of my anxiety and so I don’t become addicted to red wine!! :) Also thankfully we had only a little bit of damage.
Also Pixie Campbell’s Visual Quest workshop is opening very soon and I am most excited to be able to participating. It has been on my wish list all year so I am thrilled to bits that the start date is nearly here!!
I am grateful for ICAD, and so pleased that Victoria and I are up to date and on target to finishing this week (post coming up later today when I have taken and processed photos!!).
It is winter holidays over here, and we have had an awful amount of sun and even been hanging about in t-shirts and shorts. It helps my sanity greatly to be able send children outside to kill each other where I can’t hear them. We have also had an extra two boys for three days, so the good weather where three boys can go outside and make as much noise as they want makes me very grateful.
We have also had some crafty days (possibly more than just some!!)…
We have also made playdough…
I am also grateful for art mail making it’s way to my mail box courtesy of Jana at Tangled Pen.
I have thought her birds were amazing since I first saw them and I was so excited when I found one in my envelope.
I HAVE FINISHED THE ARTIST’S WAY AT LONG LAST!!!! I have been trying to finish this book for years and years and years. Even joined an online group last year and I just couldn’t do it, but I have done it this year thanks to making my blog hold me accountable and I am so excited by not only that I have finished (and that would have been enough considering how many times I tried to do this!), but also how much I got out of it.
I am also grateful for my online connections and the lovely comments and motivation I get from all of you. I feel blessed for the support and that I have people who see me in this way.
I am grateful that with some challenges and deadlines coming to an end I will have more time to get to the things I have been neglecting and feeling bad about…bonus time!
I am grateful for my beloved who opened the red wine last Sunday and indulged my high anxiety for the most part, as I did things like fill the bath tub with water in case we had the big one and we had no access to water. Also to my dearest snorting sniggering Wellington-based friends…I would probably still share with you LISA!! Maybe… :)
Sebastian is turning 10 next week, so this is my last week of him being in single digits as he keeps reminding me. It is hard to believe that I have been a mother for a decade (it has gone so fast) and at the same time, being a mother for only a decade, it feels like forever, most of the time in the best of ways! :D
And that is me for this week. I hope everyone is having a fabulous weekend. :)