Thursday, December 29, 2011

Thursday and Christmas is beginning to disappear in my studio....

Ken brought down two cheery red plastic containers to sort and store my Christmas supplies and papers and art stuff. He is trying to ease my pain of rearranging my studio space for storage. I will clear a larger space on my work table tomorrow but I have a student visiting me at 1:00 ...I am not too sure what we are working on ? Her quilt? a painting? or a possible collage? So I hope to get in early to pack the two boxes to clear the floor space. I am already missing Christmas...many are rushing to take down their lights, or the trees, the mantle decorations ; but I am not sure I am ready to end this season so soon. I do understand the time factor and how limited the time actually is for regaining a normal schedule once again. I was kind of looking forward to sitting by the light of our tree on New Year's Eve but the living room has returned to preseason normal arrangements. I have had a holiday candle burning ...Wassail Cheer so the fragrance is filling the room with a gentle reminder that the season is changing and the new year will be arriving very soon. The skies are clear and the temperatures are dropping but still we have not had the white fluff...a soft snowfall that the children are all waiting for. I am working on Marco's first home ornament for 2011. He and Peggy and his son Carlos are now settled in their first home this economy this is quite a remarkable accomplishment. I am hoping you are having a wonderful week and are ready for the last weekend of 2011. If we try real hard we can all discover or recall the blessings we have been given and look forward to gifts of our tomorrows! Imagine and Live in Peace, Mary Helen

Am I headed in the right direction?
Which ideas, dreams, hold the most meaning for me?
Did I act on my dreams?
These are three questions that Lesley Riley shared in her blog yesterday. I feel they are pretty good food for thoughts and affirmations.


  1. Families
    Grand daughters
    Black Hawk Pilot Natasha
    New and old friends...
    Whispers and Echoes Studio fills me full with each day! Peace, Mary Helen

  2. Ah, yes, the end of another year. If you go back to the beginning of this year and see how much, HOW MUCH, you have done and changed people's lives, well, it's very inspiring.
    Her questions are interesting but I take another road. I follow my gut. I trust that my true self, my inner self, knows where I should be pointed and has left me comfortable shoes to wear on the journey. I don't question myself anymore. Life is beautiful, I stop and smell the flowers, as do YOU my friend. I guess I'm more of a get out there and do it kind of person. I make mistakes but they only show me other opportunities to take and do. Much love to you and your family and and very HAPPY, HEALTHY, JOYFULL NEW YEAR! :)Bea