your 5 creative things for the year

I’d love to paint this year, on large canvasses. I’d also like to build a tree house. And re-pierce my nose. And design a line of post cards. And throw a summer party with a local Mexican trio playing. And paint big wooden signs to attach on the stop sign at each end of my street that say, “Go slow, kids we love at play.”

But I probably won’t — because, I’ve filled my life with other things that I want to do equally, or more.

What 5 creative things would you be thrilled to accomplish this year?

Define “creative” in any way you like … from quilting to money-management. “Just five” seems to make everything easy, doable, bite size and freeing.

My 5 creative to-do’s for the year:

  1. Write my next book: White Hot Truth. {Okay, that’s a colossal one. If I accomplish that and nothing else, I’d be feeling pretty spiff.}
  2. Reupholster my Danish couch. Easy breezy. It’s a square box.
  3. Get my next tattoo {the I Ching symbol for Inner Truth.} Can’t wait.
  4. Send birthday cards to everyone, on time.
  5. Do a planter of Chicks ‘n Hens for the porch. Water it this time.

Declare your creative desires. Here. Now. Just five.

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