Thursday, January 1, 2009

2008-A Year In The Life Calendar

I bundled up my 2008 desk calendar and brought it home yesterday. I'm going to make a front and back cover for it, add binder rings and voila...I will have encapsulated a year in my life.

Keeping a visual record of my year was fun. Some days the entries were just doodles, some days I recorded the day's happenings and some days I used the calendar as a place to vent.

My 2009 calendar is waiting for me....I'll do this again next year.

I thought you might like a look.

You can see more pages on my Flickr account. Click on 2008 Calendar.

17 comments:

  1. That's a good idea. Happy New Year!

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  2. You have just inspired me! I have written in and saved my daily calendar for the past 10 or so years (started when I was worried about losing my memeory!) but I never got the large size calendar to draw on...altho I'm not an artist like you are I am doing it! I checked out your flickr site and your art work is great! Love your new header!

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  3. what an original and creative thing to do!! fun illustrations!!!

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  4. Great idea. Its a precious, personal keepsake. Wow.

    Happy New Year Steviewren!

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  5. They look so cool as thumbnails!

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  6. Oh, that's really really cool. LOVE IT!
    Happy 2009!
    :-)

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  7. That is SO COOL!!! I'm glad you saved all the pages and are now sharing them! Thanks so much. :o)
    Can't wait to see what 2009 brings with your artistry.
    Sparky ♥ ∞

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  8. You are very talented.... I'd like to hear the conversations that you're having when drawing these! :)
    The Bach

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  9. You have a calendar like no other! It should go to the Smithsonion - right next to the ruby slippers!

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  10. I am so impressed with your journaling. Muse Swings told me I should come over for a look. She was right this is fantastic. Very powerful stuff on such a small scale.

    My Boss uses this type of calendar. I will never look at it the same way again. She better not leave any pages blank or I might sneak in a drawing or two. Ha...

    I wish you the best of 2009...

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  11. What clever idea... something to treasure. You're such a talented, creative lady.

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  12. I love this idea! Hope you show the finished book

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  13. Fabulous idea! Your drawings are so colorful and it will be fun to look back at 2008 in a few yeasr.

    I received your e-mail and I promise I'll put together a few ideas soon. Today was hectic and I'm so tired.

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  14. This is really a brilliant idea.
    But I hav difficulties in buying the same calendar page as yours.
    Luckily I found a calendar which is day by page & pages.
    I'm starting it in the New Year too.

    Besides, I really admire at your sketching, I also want to train myself on this new year too.

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