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In The Middle

As a creative person I feel compelled to be constantly making things. I like to do it, most times I love to do it, but sometimes it feels a little like those enchanted Irish shoes that make you dance, and you can't take them off. There aren't enough hours in the day to sew all the clothes, cook all the recipes, make all the prints, draw all the drawings, play all the songs, and write all the stories, and I wish there were! My fingers are itching to spray paint prints, my brain is writing stories and songs by itself, I'm ready to take on three different cookbooks, and I want to sew a collection of clothes that would make Project Runway proud. But sheesh! How does this actually get done?!

I'm in the middle-of-the-beginning-of-the-end of the publication of my first book. It is the beginning of the end because although we finally finished the major editing and copy editing of the book, it's far from finished - it is more like the middle of the whole project, because t…