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Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated

Yeah, it's been quiet around here lately. Combination of a lot of things. Real Life. Pain. The need to get an actual, paying job. Self-doubt. Laziness.

But if I can stand to sit in my work chair long enough to make something, I think that I will. My back has been a horror for a few days and I can't even put on my own socks, much less sit upright for any length of time. I'm so pissed. It just comes and gets me for no reason.

Anyway, I hope to be back in the saddle soon. I think it's just a phase.

OK, I'm ready to go try out my bench chair. Am restless and bored and need some distraction with accomplishment. Languishing in self-pity isn't helping me.


  1. I am so glad to hear your death was a rumour :-). Welcome back!

  2. Glad you are back, too. I have been in a funk for months, now, not fun. Perhaps we should challenge each other to do the studio and post it on our blog! What do you think, should we throw in our needle nose pliers and set a deadline?

  3. Oops...I posted with my photography blog...I did post a challenge the MSIA forum.

  4. A challenge would be kinda cool. Sometimes they can inspire to shake things up. The wall is daunting when you're up against it and feeling down. Confidence is hard won and easily lost. We have to remind ourselves of our talent and believe in it even if it looks like no one else does. Chins up girls!

  5. Alligator in the swamp time for me too. Hard to realize the goal when you are up to your ass. Thanks for some mutual grumblings. Makes me feel like I am not stuck here alone. Need to get back to the studio.

    Sharon of
    Rose of Sharon Jewelry


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