Do you know what I’ve discovered, though? I don’t have to have a real vacation in order to feel like I’m getting one. Instead I can take an afternoon or evening and turn it into vacation mode. I can curl up with a book, set aside a task and play a game with my bro, or even make a special meal for the family. Stepping out of routine changes up life and is good for me, even if I don’t always like it.
There’s also such a thing as taking a vacation from being creative. Sometimes I get tired of being creative and I just want to glide through life for a few days by rote. And that’s okay, as long as it doesn’t last for very long. In fact it can be quite helpful cause it not only gives me a break, but it also reminds me of how much more alive life feels when it’s stoked with creativity.
And now I’m off to get some work on a sun encased patio with an azure blue sky encompassing the world and coconut tree fonds rustling in the wind all around me. This would seriously be an amazing setting for a book… Maybe after I catch up on my non-writing job for the day I’ll be able to write some.