I was going to start this post by saying I’m sorry that I haven’t posted anything since last week – then I remembered :
It may sound arrogant, but in fact – I started thinking about WHY I was going to start out by saying I was sorry that I didn’t write anything, and it’s not arrogant at all in this case. I’ve been dangerously busy!
- I’ve been painting, and I NEVER apologize for that. (Today, I finished 4 – 30×30 under paintings.)
- I have been spending time with my family, and I NEVER apologize for that.
- I have old friends visiting from Ontario, and I’m NEVER apologizing for that.
- I have been hit with a ridiculous assessment by the CRA that is eating me up from the inside out and taking a ridiculous amount of time, and I’m sure as heck am NEVER apologizing for that. (Ask Harper for one instead. He should be apologizing to a whole nation many times over.)
I’m not “sorry” for any of these things. I’m getting better at realizing I can’t do everything for everyone and priorities are exactly that – priorities. In this order:
- ….the rest of life.
My hope for this, dear artist reader, is that you learn this lesson quicker and faster than I have….and that you::
NEVER apologize… for all the right reasons.