Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Please Bear with Me…

…while I take one of my periodic blogging breaks to re-think, re-strategize and refresh my ideas for The Blue Kimono.

Since starting my blog over a year ago, the creative process it’s fostered me has nudged me into new places.  I’ve resigned from my “day job” raising money for an environmental non profit organization, and I’ve started a business creating clothing from recycled fabrics. 

I can easily see the progression of these changes back to the beginning of my blog.

I could not have done any of this important mid-life growth without the support of my blogging friends, and I’m so very grateful to all of you.

The original purpose for the blog isn’t really relevant any more and I’m now considering whether to change the focus to more closely match what I’m doing with my “work.”

Thanks, all you dear readers.  More to follow.

sallymandy

 

23 comments:

Deborah said...

Good luck to you, Sallymandy and I wish you both enjoyment and satisfaction in your pursuit of a new path. For one, I'll be happy to see you whenever you get back, and I hope you will. I feel like I've made a real connection with you over some of the things you had to say, both here and on my blog.

PurestGreen said...

Ooooh, exciting creative transitions! I shall wait over here, very patiently. :)

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

Can't wait to see what you come up with!!

Grace Albaugh said...

I know exactly what you are feeling. I have been absent from my own blogs for quite sometime because of a lot of changes in many areas of my life right now. I hope to get re-focused and back in the blog sphere soon. All the best to you. Just go with your heart and redirect in whatever way feel genuine to you.

A Thousand Clapping Hands said...

Enjoy your planning period, Sallymandy. But please, don't get rid of the kitten!

Catherine

Cynthia L. H. said...

Life has interesting processes sometimes, doesn't it? I have surely enjoyed our time over the last year and hope that it can continue in some form. You do what works best for you!
;^) ;^) ;^)
Your friend,
C

Eleonora said...

I support whatever you decide to do with this blog, because I love you and find you talented and passionate about your endeavors, old and new.

We'll be here waiting to see what you've come up with, patiently.
Ciao friend
Lola xx

Suecae Sounds said...

I am staying tuned.

Duchesse said...

Please take the focus your creativity and energy suggest is right! Many people do not realize how much time and thought this takes. I'm following you wherever!

Jennifer said...

I understand your feelings. I have loved following along with you, and look forward to whatever direction you choose. You are talented and creative. Congratulations on your change of "job."

Tracy @ ComfortandLuxury said...

That's why I love blogging. The way it makes me think about possibilities, focus and refocus. I feel all the time like I'm taking some sort of self-directed course. "What Does Tracy Like and Why?—Write About It". Speaks to my inner-nerd who loves school and study and research. Good luck with your process. I'll be on the look-out for whatever comes next.

see you there! said...

Your work is worthy of its own blog, or your blog is worthy of your work... or... I'll be back to see what you decide.

Darla

drollgirl said...

best of luck to you in this process!

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What a nice note. Thanks for sharing!

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Protege said...

Good luck with your rethinking, hope to see you back soon, perhaps with a new blog theme.;)
xo
Zuzana

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