Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Errand day, again

I like Mondays.  Everyone goes back to their usual schedule.  I can enjoy the quiet of the morning with my newspaper and coffee before I get myself together.  On Monday's I help my husband in his business, doing the things he doesn't want to do can't make time for. 

I don't mind and have been helping him for 20 something years.  Yes, the artist as secretary/bookkeeper, lots of fun!  Since the early years, the job holders have evolved from myself, to my very competent sister, to my pro-bookkeeper mom.  Everyone has had their chance to help. I do some things from home, discuss the office end of the business by phone, but Mondays I show up in person.  Secretly, they call me "Big Boss."  I think that's funny.

Today is Tuesday.  Tuesday ends up being errand day!  As hard as I try, I cannot make Tuesday an art day, all day.  The farmer's market is Tuesday, I need to visit the post office, bank, sales at the drugstore, pick up/drop off dry cleaning, decide on dinner, load the laundry, empty the dryer, and on and on.  By mid-afternoon I'm surprised the day has flown by and I couldn't get to the art. 

My next target for an artist's date is Wednesday, which could be a problem, so I might look at Thursday. 

In The Artist's Way I'm still in week 7 when I should have moved on by now.  I haven't done the tasks I was required to do.  The "teacher" will not be happy and I'm going to be left back in this course! 

I think I need a secretary.

3 comments:

  1. Great blog! I have heard of The Artist's Way, but I have never read it. Next time I am at the library, I am going to see if they have it - roflol - you are the third or fourth person who has mentioned that book to me in the last couple of months! haha!

    Thanks for following my blog =) I read a bunch of your posts and enjoyed them all.

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  2. I'm really enjoying The Artist's Way and TRYING to move ahead in it.

    Thanks so much for following my blog, too! It's great to communicate with wonderful artists.

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  3. I agree - I love chatting with other artists! I have a note with me for the next library trip ;-) I have to check out this book!

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