Posers: Mindy & I

This weekend past, I was watching indie movie “Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity” about 12 year old Mindy who was a “practitioner” of Taoist magic.  The goal of Mindy’s magical spells was to change her mother’s financial situation and her love prospects.  At some point while practicing magic, Mindy’s attempt to locate her friend’s missing turtle ends in her finding a rat.  (ugghhhh … shudders).  His response to her magic … “you’re such a poser.”  In his mind, Mindy failed as a magician and the likelihood of her ever using magic to find his turtle or conduct a successful spell was slim to none.  So what does that have to do with me and my crafting?

To tell the truth, honestly, I feel like a craft poser.  I start projects and once I get any new technique down that I’m learning, I lose interest so the project ends up not completed.  See Exhibit A.  😳  That scarf is just laying there … mocking me every time I walk by it … which is daily.  😳

I even at one point, created a workspace AND came up with a list of projects (complete with a fancy title) that would become FO’s (finished objects) in 2011.  See Exhibit B.  Aye Vey!!!!  Someone save me from myself.

Welp, just like Mindy (in the end her spell did work) I’m going to, once again, try to shed   my  poser cloak.  On Ravelry, there’s a group of knitters doing a meme series — Come Blog Along: A Year of Projects.  I’m not sure if I’m going to join; I feel like I should.  While I make up my mind, I’m going to consolidate my 20 in 2011 project list with some other knit projects I want to do in between and do my own Year of Projects list.  I might even make my own banner.  😀

Now all I have to do is finish all the projects and like Mindy, not be a poser.  😳

Dusting Off …

It’s been a while since I posted on this blog.  As a matter of fact, the last time, the blog had a different name, theme and focus.  I’ve decided to dust it off and use it to separate my creative endeavors from my every day rantings.  😀

I’m getting rid of the tumble-weeds  … *insert western song/whistles* and getting down to crafty business.

My goal is to finish what I start and use this blog as an opportunity to document my growth as a new knitter, eventually a crocheter, a novice photographer and seamstress.    It might sound like a huge endeavor but I’m beginning to understand that most creative souls have a polygamous relationship among the many crafty mediums and there’s absolutely no reason why I can’t as well.  😀   I’ve dabbled in all the mediums, now I want to be really, really, really, reaaaaaaaaaaaaaaally good at all of them. 😳

I’ll probably spend some time later today transferring some of the F.O. posts from my other blog, so it can be seen that I did do something in my absence … not alot … but something. 😀

Enjoy as I dust off my creative lethargy and get back into the saddle.