Project 313 – Post No. 099

Running behind again . . . I keep telling myself that I need to maintain a buffer of at least three posts and here I am again down to just one scheduled post. 

Frankly, I have no idea what I do with my time. I mean, yes; between getting ready, travel time, and time at the gym, about three hours are wasted making sure I can pick up, push, lift, and otherwise move about various amounts of weights ranging from twenty pounds and all the way to one-hundred(plus) pounds (depending on the machine or free weight). Oh, and pull some rope for about fifteen minutes right before I row for thirty minutes and finally cool down by walking on an inclined treadmill for fifteen minutes. 

And, sure, I spend a good amount of time eating and a bit of time cleaning the condo and washing dishes. Plus, I have scheduled stuff that needs doing. Yesterday, I was on the phone for a number of hours taking care of a number of issues dealing with insurance, and utilities, and incidental stuff that crops up because we live in an era when multiple companies have their hooks into you just because you want a comfortable and safe place to live and a comfortable and safe car to drive. 

And yes, I spend time with Melisa. Plus there’s e-mail and reading and snapping photos and then downloading photos. 

But, even with all that, by around eight in the evening, I’m done with everything and I have about four hours to do almost anything I want. Well, I do have to read the blogs I subscribe to. Plus, often YouTube has interesting clips to watch. I’m also forever looking for nice music to play. And I read a fair amount. And I process previously mentioned photos.  

Hmm . . . perhaps I need to manage my time better and be more disciplined.

. . . or, I could sleep even less . . . yeah! That sounds like a great idea!

And now, the photo:

Project 313 099

Continuing with my Ti leaves series, I explore a darker and neon-y look. Again, using Topaz Studio with a couple of the plugins I own (Impression and Glow).

Unlike Willy, I’ve yet to do all I can with them leaves. 

I’ve been playing a fair amount with Paper Artist and there are a few settings I really like. For instance, the one that I used to create today’s doodle. To be clear, the doodle was already drawn and this is just the processing I applied to the previously-drawn doodle. 

I call it . . . Have Paint Brush Will Travel You Pay For Paint and Malasadas.

Have Paint Brush Will Travel
You Pay For Paint and Malasadas

And . . . that’s it

Some of these posts will likely be longer as the mood hits me, but most will be thus; short, uninteresting, bland, and relentless.

You can read about Project 313 HERE.

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