HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ... xx
I'm not a great one for New Year's Eve ... yet, strangely, I love the 'actual' New Year. I feel revitalised, just love the thought of what the future may hold and feel positive to have that fresh start.
As some of you may know, this year I took unexpected early retirement which took me a while to settle in to. I'm so used to a 9-5 routine that to suddenly have time to do .... 'what' ... was really quite daunting. I spent the first few months doing 'nothing' and wondering where the days were disappearing to. Then I gave myself a bit of a talking to and began to enjoy this new found freedom.
Started a Keep Fit regime, lost 18 lbs and took time out to assess things. I think I OD'd on surfing the net though! As much as I love it, it does eat into valuable beading time. Interestingly though, I'm not alone as this is a feeling that many of you express.
Like diets, 'everything in moderation'. I haven't set any New Year Resolutions, as such but will be focusing back on my Jewellery and other crafts. To put myself back on track I have joined up to 'Make a pair of Earrings a Week' at Tackle That Bead Stash. A first for me ... it should also mean more regular Postings to my blog.
Work In Progress (WIP)
Still working on those socks ... I dropped a stitch, unknowingly and now I'm in the midst of backtracking to restore to its previous glory. Mmm, and my sister said it was easy! Never one to give up mind, so I WILL finish them. Enjoying making them, just beading beckons more at the minute!
Making good progress on Lone Beader's Terrier Brooch - I'll save that for next time though! Diana is following my progress and is happy for me to blog about 'Little Rudy'.
So much that I want to say, but hey ... next time! I'll close by wishing you a Happy, Healthy and Successful New Year.
'Keep Watching and I'll Keep Blogging'