For one thing, I actually have time in March to devote to my creative pursuits. I read, write, draw, dance, and whatever else as much as possible. Sometimes, it's all scribbles and doodles, no particular purpose. Other times, I give myself goals, attend events, take on fandom challenges.
I just drew for a challenge for the first time, actually- and this with broken fingers! So that's exciting.
I also end up doing a lot of professional nerdy things during March because of in-service days and conferences. I spent today at a conference about reading and writing, in fact, and came away with an insatiable desire to go to the local bookstore. And, y'know, the book store is near other things, so... A half dozen books, a Starbucks latte, and a couple Old Navy dresses later, I came home.
I intend to spend the rest of the weekend reading said books, and, yes, I think that is a fantastic way to use my time.
It's about to get eaten up by the other most excellent thing about March, the thing that convinces me that it's spring no matter how many feet of snow still remain in my yard: TRACK SEASON.
Practice starts Monday. This delights me.
I'll close this entry with a song that- while not entirely accurate to this setting- is stuck in my head all the same: