I’ve been corresponding with my long time friend, the photographer, painter, printmaker Randy Sager. She was lamenting how difficult it is to find time to replenish. I empathized and then I wrote, “Take it”. Take the time. The work will be there when you get back and you’ll be better able to handle it.
Stephen Covey talks about taking the time to sharpen your saw. Mark Bryan writes in The Artist’s Way at Work, about replenishing your creative well. America, for that matter the world, needs innovative solutions. Innovation is applied creativity. Our ability to create needs to be fed. Take the time, feed the artist within and then get out there and catch your limit.