And there's just a bunch of really random stuff on my to-do list, from buying groceries (we're down to angelhair pasta and zucchini) to looking at exercise machines (we're considering a Schwinn treadmill or elliptical machine, which we don't really have room for in the apartment, but the aerobic exercise has fallen sadly by the wayside since I let my gym membership lapse -- it's too cold for me to motivate to go out unless I absolutely have to). I need to make some curry powder and send it out to the people who won it in the Vermont College scholarship auction. I need to call Marjorie and discuss my summer travel schedule, which is looking increasingly complicated, between BiM promo tour and going to Banff with Kevin (who's going for a math conference) and maybe running SH workshops, etc.
And I just registered for the WisCon art show, which means that what I have a sudden urge to do is abandon all of this and just make art, which I haven't done in months and months and months. My art supplies are getting sad and lonely. They are losing all their color and vibrancy, trapped in closed cabinets. They need air, and warmth, and love.
Maybe it's all the snow outside that's making me crave crazy delirious colors...
I suppose I could change the text of my manuscript to purple on orange, instead of plain black on white. :-)