Saturday, May 26, 2012


Okay I just need to fess up. I have a serious case of lazy and deflection lazy. There's so much I need to get done and I either ignore it or act busy by doing ultimately useless things. I've recently started reading up on things that are important to me again, like making things at home for cheaper and/or better than I can buy at the store, or urban/suburban homesteading in general. I feel a bit better at that because it's not me spending hours on Pinterest pinning random fun things or feeling guilty because of all those annoying motivational pins about weight loss >_<

When it comes down to the nitty-gritty (which is a weird word...), I am lazy and it just cannot go on like this. I want to be a wife and mother who cooks, sews, gardens, preserves food, raises chickens/quail/rabbits/a pygmy goat who shall be named Geraldine, home schools the kids, still goes to anime conventions with the kids in cosplay of course, and draws comics that are just plain epic. Kinda' ambitious isn't it? It is especially when I'm a wife who has 36 pounds to lose by August yet can't seem to get off her duff and exercise, can't remember where her husbands socks ran off to, has to fight the clutter to even find her sewing machine let alone sew anything more than a straight-ish line, can't remember to do her own self-taught drawing lessons, will be doing pretty much all of her JAFAX cosplay last minute and killed the cord on her graphic tablet.

When I look at that list, I'm so very glad that I'm not alone in trying to make this happen. Seriously, if I didn't have Jesus, I'd go absolutely insane. I know that all things are possible because He gives me the strength to start and keep going, despite myself.

And now, Pygmy Goats, curtesy of Crosswynd Farms of Shelton, WA.

I love the long-suffering expression on who I presume is the momma goat.


  1. You can do it! I'll be cheering you on.

    As they say, the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step! Do 30 minutes towards any of your chosen goals. It might not start out amazing or spectacular, but you can only get better with practice and time. :)

    If there's anything I can do to help out, let me know - I'm about ready to try drawing again now that my arm has healed-ish. Kind of. I hope.

  2. Have I ever mentioned you're awesome? Just that fact that you're cheering me on is enough. I really appreciate that, since most of my family looks at me like I've grown three new heads along my spine when I mention making my own yogurt. Of course that's slightly better than the glazed-over look when I mention comics or cosplay. I'm glad to have someone who understands creative ambition ^_^

    1. Awww, well thanks! I've always been a strong believer that everybody needs somebody to cheer them on. :)

      And I LOVE creative ambition and think more people need to have it.

      Never stop dreaming, never stop believing, and never lose your imagination!