I am indeed a CPA. I currently work “in industry” as we CPA’s call it, which means that I do not work for a CPA firm, but rather a corporation. Most people tend to think that CPAs are dull, boring, and generally not very creative. That’s true, but I like to think that I am an exception to the rule.
I am lucky that my job allows me to use the creative side of my brain somewhat. First, I manage a diverse staff which requires constant creativity on my part. Also, much of my work is in report generation and process improvement. I like my job. It’s not numbers, numbers, and numbers all day long.
As much as I like my job, it is a means to an end. That end is my crafting studio where I spend a lot of my spare time. That end is also having the funds available to purchase craft supplies. Let’s face it…these hobbies are expensive.
Creatively I wish I could focus on one thing and do it really, really well. That’s just not me. I start one activity and focus on it for about a month and then I move on to something else before I have cycled through all of my hobbies and start at the top again. Currently I scrapbook, sew, decorate cakes and decorate my home. I would like to learn to knit or crochet.
My "almost mid-year" resolution is to embrace my creative side more. Enter this blog, which I hope will help me focus more on creativity and find a community of like minded people who I would otherwise not interact with on a daily basis.