I did it! For a brief moment on Tuesday evening, my blog reader was empty. I had read and read and read posts – many of them Monday memorandums. I commented on at least half. I pinned ideas from a few. And then I did something I had not done in a long while.
I closed the Inoreader tab on my browser so that I would not see how quickly the blog posts would pile up again. Hmmm . . . breaking an old, old habit here. Will it work "Better Than Before"?
I am going to leave it closed until next Monday. I am going to stay off the computer, EVEN THE ONE IN THE STUDIO and just play with paper in the studio. I am long overdue to play in the studio. I want to play in the studio. Just two weeks ago, the opposite was the case. I have not managed much in March other than finish a couple pages started in February, clean the studio and procrastinate on scrapping with organizing projects. I have come around now. Woohoo!
I have all my layouts, excepting the last 4 there, put away in albums – a backlog of over 50 had accumulated.
I have some new music that I can listen to while scrapping.
I have my next project sitting on the island ready to go. Doesn’t that look inviting.
When I get some layouts scrapped, I am going to photograph them. But, under no circumstances, am I going to do blog posts for them. Not right away. (Another break from my routine.)
Because I would have to be on the computer to do that (and yes, I know I’m tempting fate with this quick post.) Then I would be tempted to open my Inoreader and see all the interesting scrappy things you all have been doing, while you all have been away from your computer, which I wonder if it has a strong hold over you as much as mine does over me.
So here’s to a little willpower! (And hoping that going on record with you all will help.) And praying (figuratively, not literally) that my focus to concentrate on one thing at a time will prevail. And if I do not see you back here before Sunday, Happy Easter to you and yours.
Postscript: If this little experiment works, I may have to try closing the Facebook tab in my browser too.