Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Where's my Post?

Hey Everyone, 

I was about halfway through writing my post on Boundaries: Part 2 for today when a whole bunch of life happened. 


Instead I'll leave you with how I coped with my weekend! 

1. I channeled my excess energy into 3 really great workouts at the gym. 


2. I stopped my obsessive ruminating thoughts and kept my boredom in check by engaging my creativity. I pulled out a few canvases and my acrylics and spent about 10 hours painting while trying to stop the kitten from adding her own helpful creative inspirations (read: paw prints) to my work. 

Before

This is actually still an unfinished version. I cleaned it up A LOT and added more depth. 



3. Then I managed to round up a handful of friends for a Sunday evening Dr. Who Marathon. Sorry Mr. Tennant, I think Matt Smith has my heart as The Doctor. As has been typical of me these last few weeks I've been obsessed with making breads. Sunday I made Parmesan Scones with Caramelized Onions. I made a lot. They were absolutely irresistible. Keeping busy always helps me. 


Parmesan Scones with Caramelized Onions

Week Before: Cheesy Casatiello Bread stuffed with cheddar and gouda



Week Before That: Cranberry-Walnut Celebration Bread


What do you do to keep you mind occupied and in a better place? 


8 comments:

  1. I used to drink a lot which led to complete insanity. Now...I dont know what I like anymore. Its sad when I think about it

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  2. On healthy days, I clean or write or read...something to get off the hamster wheel. On less than healthy days, I have a drink or two & hide in a romance novel.

    I might have to adopt the painting, baking & good tv show habit, tho.

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  3. Hey You!

    Been writing a lot… thanks for the motivation. I haven't been writing nearly as much as you've been doing everything else! I love that painting… chance of doing prints?

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    1. Hey There. I'll have to update with a finished and MUCH better pic, but I could definitely do prints. I'll upload them to my Store and let you know when it's ready.

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  4. Holy Hell Haven I love that painting.. .I mean LOVE LOVE LOVE it. Glad you're keeping yourself busy!

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  5. The painting is beautiful.
    I enjoy reading the thousands of books I started. I love your blogs when I need to keep my mind occupied and informed.

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  6. Haven you are so talented in so many areas, it is mind boggling. Everyone here can see you're super butt amazing, also I need that cheese bread.... and your painting. Fed ex will be fine.

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  7. Oh and I like the fact that you are including more personal pictures.

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