Chloé’s Ramblings

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Wow, so inspiring!

Thanks to PDS I've just discovered this blog about Vivian Maier's photography. She wasn't a professional photographer but her pictures are absolutely amazing. She has "the eye" to take ordinary life and make it art. I love it when I "meet" those kind of artists that make you see life with a whole new perspective. The novels of Daniel Pennac are the same to me: he talks about every day situations but with so much talent that it looks like an extraordinary adventure. Love that!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

First P365 LO of the year!

Click in my flickr slideshow (on the right) for credits!
I can't believe I actually created a LO! I'm so proud for starting my P365 on such good bases!!

Friday, January 7, 2011

My boss...

Tonight I had a pretty intense discussion with my boss. He's a jerk sometimes - often, even! - but he's intelligent and he has a great ability to understand who people are. He often points out the real facts, even if they aren't always nice ones it's good to have an exterior point of view of how you work. Anyway, it was pretty intense because I was crying like mad (I often have very emotional reactions with him, don't know why) but it gave me the opportunity to reflect on what I want from and for my job, what I don't want, what I expect of it and what I expect of myself. I think, once the drama is over, that this discussion will make me grow and move forward. I especially had the chance to realize two important things, one when we were talking and one when I was home and talked with DBF about it. Despite being hard to go through, I think that kind of event can be positive on the long term.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

My word for the year

I've chosen the word PERSPECTIVE as my inspiration for 2011. I hesitated for a long time between this one, focus, priorities and "let go", but I think that the word I finally picked covers all the other ones. I want to focus on the big picture, keep my priorities in an appropriate order and let go of the unimportant things, and all those concept are included in the word perspective. I want to stop sweating the small stuff and creating drama, and this word seems like a good reminder to me. I want to create a LO/visual reminder that I could have around to help me all year long, I'll work on that as soon as I'm done backing up my EHD. I'll also start preparing my resolutions, even though I don't want to create any pressure on myself and I want to have a positive and doable approach to them this year.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy new year!!

Yep, it's 2011 already! I've had better starts into the new year, I have to admit it: I'm sick and my EHD (where I store ALL my scrap stuff) is acting crazy. Gasp!! Hopefully I can solve this problem before going back to work on Monday (and hopefully I'll get better enough to go back to work!).

Have you worked on your goals/resolutions for this year? Do you take those? Do you keep them? As usual, I'm planning to make some, starting with completing a P365... finally! I've taken my first pic today, so far so good! LOL

I've also started to work on my word of the year and resolutions, even though I'm not sure that I want to make "real" resolutions this year with all the changes that are (hopefully) coming! Maybe I'll just have weekly or monthly goals, we'll see. I'll make a decision before Monday anyway!