Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Procrastinators Anonymous...

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Last night my friend Marilyn asked me about paintings for an upcoming show (in July ~ at the Depot, here in Sikeston)...How many do I have ready?...Ummm...I think THIS is going to be the first one! I set this up on our little chess table last summer with two of my favorites flowers ~ a big, gorgeous magnolia blossom and hydrangeas in my little crystal bowl...

I always think I have so much time to do things, when in reality I know how each day ~ each month ~ flies by!

I need to get going!

♥ ♥ ♥
Anne

Post Script...

One reason I started my blog back up; I thought I would post art and works-in-progress and it would keep me motivated...well, I have been having fun with it and all (meeting new friends), but not making art!  I’m going to do better, though (I have to!!)....I think I'll start putting a progress note at the bottom of posts....you know what? I need to take my “countdown to spring” thingy off (since it seems to be full-on Summer now) and make it a “countdown to art show” one ~ (you can do that!) ~ I think that might actually help!
You know something funny...I had another show deadline a couple of years ago, and I just kept putting things off...and one day I was in the store buying milk, reaching way in the back for the ones with the farthest-out expiration date...and THERE WAS MY SHOW DATE! Arghh!! ~ THAT got me going! LOL ~ This is bigger than milk expiration-date-time frames, though, so I need to get in gear!
Have a great evening!
(AC is humming!)

19 comments:

  1. I want you to quick posting and get busy now!;>) I, too, often misjudge how much time I have to get something done and then it is a rush to finish it. I hope you will share that painting here when you have finished it! xo Diana

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  2. Anne, thanks so much for stopping by my blog. I'm glad you introduced yourself.

    I'm now following your blog too. I look forward to learning more about you and your art.

    Liz

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  3. You go ahead and get your work done & we'll all be waiting to see the results so we can oooh & aaah over it, deal? :D

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  4. What a sweet blog. I'll be back for sure. Thanks for your nice comment on my blog.
    Tina

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  5. Well thank you for becoming my newest follower. I do hope you get your painting done, is that the right word? You have a lovely blog too.
    I love all of your photographs. :)

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  6. I am your newest follower. You had me at all those beautiful photos and art work. I love them. Thanks for following me too! sandie

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  7. hi! thanks for stopping by my blog! i am following you now too. i love the photo of your mom on your sidebar!

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  8. Thanks so much for stopping by Brown Paper Packages! Happy to be a new Linky Follower! :)
    Have a great week!
    Evie

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  9. Hi Anne,

    Thanks for becoming my latest follower, I am so glad you stopped by because it gave me the opportunity to find and follow you. I love your blog! I really like a blog with a lot to look at. Your kitties are adorable but I must say that Cyrus is the star cutie pie. I love that little Jack Frost card too. Check in on Sunday because I am starting my one year Anniversary Giveaway.

    Nice to meet you
    Sue

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  10. Your blog is lovely. I giggled when I read *a little fur in the paint*. I can relate ... a little fur in the paint and wrapped around the yarn while I crochet or knit. That's okay ... a little furbaby love included in everything! Thanks for dropping by and becoming part of the neighborhood! I'm joining you, too.

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  11. Oooh, I just love this photo, what a beautiful painting it will make!

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  12. Thank you, Anne, for becoming a follower of my little blog. I'm adding myself to your followers!:-)

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  13. Thanks for becoming a follower. I'm returning the favor. Love your photos!

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  14. Thanks for following...I just linked up to both your FOLLOW ME....:))

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  15. Thanks Anne for stopping by my blog and following! Back at ya! :) xoxo Nancy

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  16. Hi Anne~ Nice to meet you!! Glad you stopped by Birdy By the Bay! I love when I make something and post pics as I go!! Everyone enjoys seeing all the steps!!
    Have a wonderful Day! Smiles~Birdy ...

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  17. Anne,
    I just found your comment on my blog and thank you so much for stopping by! I can't say as I'll be doing a ton of posting right now, taking more of a mental break from closing the business. I love the title of your blog, in fact, I was painting a sign today for a friend, and my kitten walked right through the paint! Finding your blog this evening just made me smile! Your pictures are beautiful...so nice to meet you..
    Lisa ;-)

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  18. Thanks for visiting my blog. It's lovely to pop over and visit you here too. I LOVE all your photographs :-)
    Love your bunnies too! We have a bunny ... and 3 guinea pigs ... and two hamsters ... not to mention the dog ...!! I would have more too, I really would!
    Enjoy the lovely weather you are getting over there - just starting to feel like spring here.

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  19. Love your set-up for the painting. Too funny about the milk expiration. I am the worst procratinator also. Always waiting until the last minute on the things that HAVE to be done! Can't wait to see the painting, I'll be following along!

    Cathy

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I love your thoughts and comments, and I read each and every one! Sometimes life gets in the way, though, and it takes me a while to respond...Thank you for understanding! ♥...Time is precious, and the time you've taken here is truly appreciated!