Exhale..... lose weight, get organized, be nicer to everyone, be generous and unselfish, blah, blah, blah... These things hardly count. Aren't these things I should always care about? Let's pretend I didn't just list them as resolutions. I'm just going to single out another goal to work on, one that you'll believe when I say "I MEAN IT!"
In my house, projects are notorious for being started and often not being finished. Maybe one in four are seen to completion. See? Right there! Did you notice how I phrased that? I didn't even take the blame for this problem, but credited my projects for having a mind of their own. What I should've said is, "I start projects all the time, and I often don't finish them!" Now, that's a step in the right direction.
In order to continue making progress, I am vowing to work on an old project in between each new project. Sometimes, new work comes with a deadline all its own, and those may be out of my control, but for the most part, I'd like to insert old projects in my schedule, and check some of these old gems off my list.
First up, a not-so-old project, but one I stalled out on nonetheless. I'm dusting off the 11x14 panel of a graphite drawing I started last fall. Meet 'Enduring the Countdown':