I can't believe it's New Year's Eve.
Last year this time, I was sitting down with a pen and paper and writing all the goals that I had for the year. I wanted to expand my art, open up an etsy shop, start a creative blog, and so many more things.. and here I am a year later having accomplished almost everything on my list! (I didn't quite get my lean, pre-baby body back or finish my children's book, but I think I did pretty well, considering.)
So now I'm looking at the year ahead and figuring out what my new goals are. I feel excited and a tiny bit nervous, I'm not sure why, maybe because I know that there will be more stretching involved and that's a little scary sometimes.
I stumbled upon a lovely mosaic last night made by Maria-Thérèse of Afiori. She had assembled a year's worth of work, and it was so stunning that I had to make one myself. I also found "Don't Leave 2008 Without Asking These Questions" via her blog as well. Very valuable and poignant questions! Check them out.
So... here is a year's worth of work, not including a painting, book illustrations, or some design: