Monday, May 24, 2010

Dull Days, Dull Nights

It was a quite and dull weekend again. Yea! I could get used to these real fast! There was no major stitching done over the weekend. Naturally, grocery shopping and a few other errands took their place on the priority ladder along with getting my hair trimmed up and a nice drive up towards the mountains. Unfortunately, it wasn't the best weather for a day trip. Lots and lots of rain then my camera battery konked out after the first picture so I will share a picture from a past trip to the mountains. I had a bursitis flare up in my shoulder then my other shoulder which made it difficult to stitch for long periods!

After the weekend, I got back on track - sort of. Cleaning, laundry and of course, some stitching. I am really trying to stay true to Independent Mind but my mind keeps wondering. Since I am so close to the end, I decided that maybe I could go ahead with one of my new starts. A smaller one that won't make me forget about my obligation to IM. If I give IM a week or two a month, I should still be able to finish up pretty soon and still be able to chase away the boredom blahs with my new start!

I realize I had already said that I had two new starts picked out but since I didn't announce them yet I felt they weren't written in stone! After doing some early morning stitching on IM I took the latter part of the day to play around with my stash. Maybe I shouldn't have done that because after doing some counting I found out that I have 82 kitted charts and 32 still waiting to be kitted plus another 4 WIPs that have been put on hold! How depressing is that! And where on earth will I put them all (meaning of course that I actually get them all done!). Once I have knocked out a good chunk of my new start I will announce it and share a photo!

I wish I had some more exciting news to share but oh, that's right - I am happy with my dull life for now! Maybe excitement will be for later! Thanks for stopping by again. Your comments and visits always make my day! Until next time, may you have simple days and an uncluttered heart.


Margaret said...

I so agree, dull is good. lol! Sorry about your bursitis. And I do think a small start alongside A Mind Independent would be allowed. :D I think we all have millions of things kitted and ready to go, and lots of WIPs too. Just don't think about it. lol!

Julie M said...

Sorry about the flareup. Hope it passes quickly.

Dull is not necessarily a bad thing. Sometimes it's even a welcome change.

Have fun with your new start!

Karen said...

Sounds like a really nice weekend. Your picture of the water looks so peaceful.

Enjoy your new start!

Jennifer said...

Oh, Sherry, if I counted my patterns I have accumulated I would cry! LOL

Sounds like you got alot more accomplished than me this weekend. My laundry pile stayed there and the grocery shopping didn't get done either.
Or stitching. I read way too much this weekend and played with my doggies.
But most importantly I slept a good bit Friday night.
Don't worry, our creative minds will want more charts LOL
The pic reminds me of Helen. How far are you from Helen?


The Scarlett House said...

Dull can be good, Sherri. My life is the same as yours, and I like it that way. Have a great week!

Hazel said...

What a beautiful picture. Your kind of dull doesn't sound dull at all really. Much better than the constant drama in my own life. xx

Kathy said...

Sometimes dull is good. :) I am really looking forward to upcoming weekend. once Sat. and a christening is over the rest of the weekend should be dull, dull, dull. And I can't wait!! :)

(Though if I felt like counting my wips and kitted and waiting to kit it would sure make you feel better because my numbers would be MUCH higher than yours! LOL)

Deb said...

I like dull - it's very relaxing. Sorry to hear about the bursitis flareup - not good. I think that you should start a little something as a break from IM. I'm taking a break from my project with something a little more fun to stitch too for a little bit.

Siobhan said...

Yes, dull is very good! I'm sorry to hear about your bursitis, hope you're feeling better soon. Didn't you know you're not supposed to count how many things you have kitted or charts you have?! Leave the counting to your stitches. It's better for one's mental health. ;)

Sherry said...

I love being dull - that means I can stitch, sew and/or read as much as I want....can't wait to see what you're doing for your new starts!

Brigitte said...

I love dull weekends when nothing happens. The best time of the week, lol.
Wow, 82 kitted projects. So you can start whatever you want whenever you want. Lucky you.