Sunday, June 21, 2009

Can We Get Some Order Around Here

How do you eat corn on the cob? Do you eat all the way around or side to side? Me, I gnaw all over the place--a little here and bit there.

How do you mow the lawn? I go side to side....for about five minutes. Then I go in a big square. Then, I go kitty-corner. And then I can't figure out where I've mowed so I always leave a few strips of grass I've missed.

Are you seeing a pattern here? I believe I am fundamentally unable to organize myself. I start on projects and then I start on more projects. Pretty soon I can't remember what I was doing.

My question is: am I the only person in the universe like this? If there are any other former "neurotic, organizationally-challenged" people out there, how did you reform? Is there hope for a person who just cannot move in a straight line from point A to point B without visiting points C, D, E and F in the process?

Right now it would be nice if one of you piped up and told me Einstein was like this. It would make me feel better. Plato? Pluto?

I've created a list of things I want to do each day--breaking down cleaning the house, schooling the girls, and crafting into small bit size chunks. I've had my list for three days. And the most I've hit of the 8 items is three. This is depressing. See why I spend my time playing with dolls?

This week I'm going to try really hard to get organized. I'm going to take it day by day. And in that vein I will tell you some of the things you will read about on my blog this week: Making a crochet hook holder for a Brown Owl sewing badge, crocheting cotton flowers and the newest Crochet Hope project.

Hang onto your hats and let's see if an old dog can learn a new trick.

1 comment:

Chantelle said...

Oh yeah. That is SO me too. I call it "bunny trailing." I did it just TODAY infact while *trying* to clean my closet! :-[ Ugh!