A freelancer’s free time.

photoThe most the valuable time in a freelancer’s life is really the time between projects. All that free time that makes you want to be a freelancer in the first place.

 

So what do you do with all that free time? Here’s my list. And I’m sure others have a list of their own.

 

  1. Make your own latte, with Peet’s coffee, of course.
  2. Write a blog post.
  3. Read Architectural Digest in your Airstream.
  4. Plant a butterfly garden.
  5. Weed a butterfly garden.
  6. Watch butterflies in your butterfly garden.
  7. Call a friend.
  8. Call a contact.
  9. Update your Quicken account that you haven’t updated since January so you’ll be ready for next tax season.
  10. Go to IKEA and buy clever design objects for your Airstream office.
  11. Go to IKEA and return those clever design objects that were too big for your Airstream office.
  12. Read a book.
  13. Listen to a book.
  14. Write a book.
  15. Make lots and lots of green tea and put it in wine bottles to store easily in Airstream.
  16. Buy cute souvenir glasses to drink green tea in Airstream.
  17. Make soup in your slow cooker.
  18. Watch a Netflix movie in the middle of the day.
  19. Take a Zumba class.
  20. Take a nap after the Zumba class.
  21. Go to Freshfield Farms for gourmet veggies.
  22. Become a gourmet chef…in your dreams.
  23. Be thankful that you made the most of the day.

 

Who knows what tomorrow will bring.

Is that a client e-mail coming in?