One Little Word 2014 January

my word is order
put this crazy life of mine in order
i have had a word of the year for two years before now
i had no idea it was a 'real' thing
i thought it was just fun
in 2012 my word was act - of course i had nothing to keep me accountable
i definitely hear that word though when i hesitate
in 2013 my word was less - and i started to work on less
less of everything
this year i found out one little word was a really, real thing and i joined
ali Edwards gives us prompts and videos to work on to keep our word present and to love out word
i have had a few hiccups
first so many people were so enthusiastic at the beginning that i got completely overwhelmed and tried to give up
i stopped reading the posts and soon found i wanted to jump back in
did some stitching and thinking
ordered some pages and i am off



these were the assignments for January ... i finished in mid-February :)
it has made it all so clear - what i mean by order - it isn't all about organizing


30Lists: Day 3

ideal day...fantasy day
what would my ideal day be like
after making this, i realized that my ideal day would surely most surely involve the ocean

so here is my new ideal day
wake up to the sound of the ocean
it's 80 degrees and the lightest breeze
the bed is just so soft and comfy
charlie greets me with coffee
we go for a walk on the beach
sophie runs in front of us
we go to a fire hall breakfast
we win a raffle
i go down to the dunes
and draw
and write
and read
and fall asleep in the warm sunny dunes
charlie wakes me
i meet some friends for lunch
we laugh and have wine
i meet charlie and the boys and we dig a big hole
they dig i watch
the tide comes in
we hunt for shells
back to our nice cabin
not big
just right
all us
mom and dad arrive
brothers and sisters
i make my pizza
we eat
we play cards
we visit
we head to the beach
for a fire
for s'mores
for laughter
we head to the cabin
charlie and the boys
a visit by the fire
hot tea expertly made by charlie
back in our snuggly bed
a good day
the sound of the ocean lulls me to sleep
not loving my other lists now



30Lists: Day 2

Day 2 - how would you describe yourself to a pen pal
this prompt really had me thinking - what would I tell a pen pal
probably just basic kinda surface stuff
the me i want people to see me as
the best me
pen pals are probably never gonna really meet you - i could make crazy stuff up
(that would be a fun list)
the cliché list of who i am as defined by what i am
since this was too big for one page of my book I cut it up and added my thoughts

then i thought about the things i would never tell a pen pal
the real stuff
the REAL REAL stuff
and i made that list
hid it behind a fold of paper
that is not for no pen pal
this is just the beginning of the purge

glad i put a piece a tape on that bad boy so no one can see

30Lists: Day 1

i am participating in 30Lists - each morning i receive a prompt and make a list based on it
day 1 things that make life magical
just getting to live another wonderful day is magical but i came up with other things to - because it's the weekend i was able to turn it into art...
that'll surely surely change come work-a-day Monday!

these did not photograph well - bummer
here are a few details - the longer i worked the more ideas i had - lists are so fun 
especially crossing stuff off them
i believe in fairies and gimmicks and such and hope to see one soon
there is always room for glitter!

this is where i put my secret magic stuff so only i could see - way to personal to share with the world but it is on my list for sure and boy would it be