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Friday, December 01, 2006

Manifesto

At the last minute, I decided to jump in and take Shimelle's Christmas Journal class. It is a present to myself. I just really wanted to make more of the holiday. This is the kick off / manifesto...
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Manifesto: Noun.
A declaration of one's intentions.

Starting December first, I will keep a Christmas journal. In it, I will write something every day to reflect on the holidays of my past, enjoy the holidays of the present and dream about the holidays of my future. To some, this will be a stack of papers and trivial scribbles, but not to me. I am taking back my Christmas, I am letting it be something I relish and, most importantly, I am giving at least fifteen minutes every day to myself no matter how crazy this season becomes. I hope you will share, encourage and understand as I make something with my own hands, my own words and my own memories.I may post some or all of my entries here. Other artists are doing this with me, and you can see their work here. Or you may join us.

Above all: enjoy the season. I will.

1 comment:

miyon said...

I'm looking forward to your future posts for the Christmas Journal class. I'd join but I'd just end up slacking off and then beating myself over it. :P