Wow! I got a notification last night that my views were a lot higher than normal. That just made me want to blog more and get something out! The numbers themselves are inspiring. I did notice Merlin getting a lot of attention. He's usually one of the first things I show people when I'm talking about my art.
Merlin alone is an inspiration to me...because I want to continue making felted taxidermy. It's a process though, as is anything anymore. My felting supplies and taxidermy forms are in my storage unit from when I moved...and they're high up...and there's a million things in front of the tower of boxes that I need to get to. See, I had a plan to only put boxes I needed access to on a certain side of the unit so that I could get to them if I needed something out of them. They were either clearly labeled or the boxes were clear so I could see exactly what is inside. And then when it came down to the deadline of when I needed to be out of the apartment, everything just kind of got thrown in. Whoops. But it's even more incentive for me to find a job in San Diego and a new apartment/house and to move. Job, move, Megan can get to her boxes, Megan can make more felted taxidermy.
Speaking of jobs, I'm working another temp job for 12 weeks. I started last week, and it's going well, but I don't understand how people do this. Call me lazy (and/or negative), but all I want to do is sleep at this point. I don't know how some people work 40+ hours and then maintain a social life post work. I can understand being able to do it if it was a job you absolutely loved. I can totally see myself working in the studio for over 40 hours a week (what is it, "Choose a job you love, you'll never work a day in your life"? Yeah, that one). But right now, if I try to go do anything with Dylan after work, I usually end up passing out before I can get through one episode of whatever TV show we've chosen to watch. I'm hoping that at some point I can catch up a little. The nice thing is that I have been able to knit a little during the downtime. Usually I'm pretty busy with phone calls and social media updates, but sometimes I can squeeze in a couple rows. I should make it a personal requirement if I'm expected to work. "Hi, sorry, I have to do this, it's for my therapy so I don't kill anyone today." Coffee and knitting: My two things to get me through the day without killing anyone.
Speaking of working and doing what you love, I found this article last week titled 8 Things People of Our Generation Don't Understand (and Really Need To) About the Working World. Check it out; 8 is my favorite and kind of reiterates what I said above.
I wish I had been able to write and post something yesterday. I think maybe this weekend I need to do a knitting round up so I have some progress things to show you next Wednesday.