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Three for Three

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

I finally heard from the third show that I entered, the La Conner Quilt Museum Quilt Festival which will take place September 29 – October 2. Autumn Aspens made the cut.

Life around here is still very crazy. The decking has been almost completed on the deck and tomorrow, they will finish laying it down in the extension between the garage and the house. I think my son is hoping to drive back to San Francisco on Sunday.

I got a few things done around the house, but am feeling so distracted by all the activity going on. The window guy came by to measure for the replacement pane. We have not heard how much it will be yet. It is a tricky install because it is two floors up from the back yard.

I subscribe to Robert Genn’s Twice Weekly Letter. Tonight’s letter was titled, “Sixteen Reasons Why I Won’t Paint Today.” I am sure it was written for me. This was his concluding comment:

Annoying as all these impedimenta are, they shouldn’t bother folks with internal drive. Internal drive is the forge of productivity. In all self-starting activities where end results are dependent on you and you alone, procrastination is the default mode. You can pretty well always find a reason not to work.

I really need to stop procrastinating. What the heck am I afraid of?