Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Just Letting Go

Without fanfare or announcement I  have been slowing down and taking a break from my usual routine. It wasn't planned. It just happened. My whole family is a bit in flux right now. My husband is working at home for a month, due to construction at his office. My oldest is working full time and looking to move in to an apartment with his friends and start his "own life", my baby has no summer job and is one month away from starting college.  Me?  I thought I would freak out but instead I am bobbing along on this sea of change around me. Not expecting much, and taking care of myself. Just letting go. Mostly though I am enjoying this family time, soaking up what may be the last time we all live under one roof.

I am also working through a creativity crisis of sorts, searching for my next steps. My life and my art have weathered all kinds of changes, but an empty nest is the one I have been working toward since my boys were born 23 years ago.  It is make it or break it time. My sub conscious must know this and has steered me into this restful and reflective time, encouraging me to get ready for the next phase. I am letting go and listening.

Studio Update
I hope you are all enjoying your summer. I will be scaling back until the end of August.