As the days of the Abbey Normal continue to March on. And over every one.
There is a demand for Sweeping Changes in almost everything. The odds of getting all of those done is almost impossible. That’s Life. And that is how it will be.
As I look about the various ideas that I am working on and trying to get worked out. I came across this quote from the late tennis star Arthur Ashe.
“Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.”
For years, I have been saving my coffee cans and planting silver maple seeds. And when they got to be 2-3 feet high I would take them out to camp to be planted. But the camp got sold this year. I have about 20-30 trees sitting in my driveway. I don’t know where to go with them yet. And I have no room left on my property for them. I have planted about 15 at my place. But as I continue to collect coffee cans. I will continue to grow the tree seeds. Trees take time. And it best to grow them knowing I may never sit under their shade.
Do I have enough to make a forest? No.
But every idea has a starting point.
Not every idea is going to be a home run. I just want to be at .250 Hitter with my own Creative Projects. Work on getting more in the “singles and doubles”.
GET ON BASE.
A solo home run hit is 1 Point.
A home run hit with the bases loaded is 4 Points.
I am taking the approach of trying to move my own Needle going forward on. Make the Space that I need to breathe and keep making.
As I meditate each day on these ideas.
I keep coming back to Rocky’s Pursuit of Happiness
And at the same moment My Sense of Humor reminds me of this…..
“Desiderata”- Les Crane (optimistic song)
“Deteriorata – Fluke of the Universe (pessimistic parody song)
“Thrill of It All” – Black Sabbath (My Long Distance Dedication)