Today I went to rehearsal feeling a bit sluggish. And I stayed feeling sluggish throughout the day. That being said, I had about 6 items on my “to tackle” list and, instead of working on any of them, I began creating 2 completely different pieces. The lab truly allows me to be where I am and work from that place. And because I can do that I am much more able to follow my artistic impulses. This is something I am rarely, if ever, afforded in the workplace. I reminded myself yesterday that when I present this material I will begin by reminding people that they are not there to adjudicate my product. While I certainly hope they like what I have explored, they are there to experience the types of results that this kind of uninhibited exploration can offer.