Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Thursday, May 14, 2009

working on new habits (i am such a creature of old habits)

a short, damp walk is better than no walk at all
I am mostly a tea at home kind of girl. But I do like a cafe mocha from the coffee joint...
I'm trying to remember to bring a mug, and leave the paper cups and plastic lids behind the counter.  They even take a few pennies off your drink when you bring your own mug. 
Those pennies will go into the tractor fund jar. :-}

Now that I have tamed the random fabric scraps, I vow to keep them 
under control
Can't remember where I heard this, but I love it:
It's easier to keep up than catch up.

And perhaps the most challenging new habit I am trying to develop is 
keeping the island in the kitchen CLEAR.
It's very hard to do.
But I am working on it.

Because for me, order cultivates creativity and space to breathe. 

5 comments:

  1. Good job you can't see my workspace then!!!
    Love
    Lyn
    xxx

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  2. Great ideas, Karen! I've been trying to keep my kitchen table clear, so we're on the same wavelength!

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  3. Love that phrase - I need to print it out and post it on my desk!

    Also love WSHU...

    jane

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  4. For you, it's the island. For me, it's the kitchen table (and sadly, sometimes the dining room table).

    Thank you for the inspiration!

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  5. Seems that I am not alone in my struggles to keep flat surfaces clear!

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