no time

February 28, 2008

Lately, I feel like I’m racing the clock, and the clock is winning.

On one hand, it’s great because I am so inspired and there are a gazillion projects that I cannot wait to work on. I haven’t felt this urge to create and the desire to complete in a while.

On the other hand, it stinks because there just isn’t enough time. And I kind of feel like I’m setting myself up for disappointment because I just can’t do it all, at least not as soon as I want to.

So I am practicing patience once again, and I am trying to make better use of my time, and mostly, I am giving myself permission to work at my own pace. I have to remind myself that I’m not losing. There’s not even a race.


  1. Design for Mankind says:

    SHUT UP— those paper dolls are ADORABLE. (Ok sidenote: this is so unrelated to what you’re saying, and I’ll comment on that later), but seriously— can you have your husband call my husband and give him a few anniversary pointers?


  2. lisa s says:

    hugs to you.
    thanks for the reminder that we’re not losing…

  3. Conni says:

    I just wanted to tell you that I’m always looking forward to your “good things” e-mails.

  4. han says:

    dear christine,
    i love your new design! i’m glad that it’s easier to update. thank you for bringing back the “good things” newsletter. i’ve missed it.

    take care!

  5. Julie says:

    Patience and time management. Two things I lack. I like to think that there’s no race, no competition… so that once I get all the projects done, (whenever it is I finish) I think, whoa! Look at me and all the stuff I did! As a keener, it makes me feel better.

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