Saturday, April 18, 2009

My springtime to do list...

Express - 8 x 10 acrylic and mixed media on canvas board.

The list I have compiled for this weekend is sooooo long that I don't have a prayer of finishing it this month, let alone this weekend. But there is something about the first few really warm, sunny spring days that makes me think I can do it all in two days.

Here are just a few of the highlights:
Take down spring summer clothes from attic
Pack up winter clothes for attic
Donate unused clothing to goodwill
Prepare for snowstorm that is bound to follow such optimism
Rake grass & tidy garden
Touch up paint on split rail fence
Empty studio space, pull up paint-stained studio carpet & expose hardwood
Re-arrange studio space & clean out unused art materials
Donate unused materials before changing mind
Stock up on canvasses & paint hearts

And this list doesn't include the regular weekend errands, like Sat. am breakfast with my dog-walking buds, grocery shopping, laundy, walking max, cleaning house etc.

So, no doubt, something is bound to give. But right now, I believe I can do it all!!!

Footnote: Thank you to all who sent good wishes and hugs on my day of tears. I really needed that!! And it truly helped!!


Saucy Chick Sherry said...

That certainly is an ambitious list of things to do. I commend you for even thinking of all those things and writing them down. It will feel good to check even one off the list and eventually all of them will get the checkmark!
Store some sunshine for the late snowstorm that does always come.

Marilyn Rock said...

Whew!!! You've got quite a list Kerri. But; I know in my heart you can accomplish it all! I just cleaned out two closets, here, sorting clothes for good will and packing winter stuff away. But; I found myself holding off on permanently storing the winters away; living here in the Northeast - I might wait 'till May to do that :)

I can feel you smiling with this post today!

Love ya - Marilyn

fran p. said...

Oh Kerri,
I was not online too much this weekend and missed your earlier post about the tears. Tears are like the spring rain that washes away the winter must have needed to wash away the "winter mud". Hopefully, it helped and you were able to get through Friday without too much sadness.

These last two pieces of yours are - again - wonderful. The heart with the wings and "fly' is your best ... best - all of these canvasses are beautiful - but I especially love this one.

About the list - don't you wish you could just chuck all of those jobs and just do what you want on your days off? Don't worry if you didn't finish everything...they'll be there tomorrow, and the next day, and the day after that.

Be well....

Robyn said...

That's quite a list you've got there. Stock up on canvas and paint hearts, should be at the top of the list!