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Chaos Attraction: The DUFF: A Movie Review 02.22.2015 by Jennifer
Anyway, as a teen movie, it's fun. I'm not going to say it totally blew my mind the way that say, Easy A did--it more reminded me of seeing Fifty First Dates.
Chaos Attraction: A Strange Sense Of Optimism 02.22.2015 by Jennifer
I know, knowing me, that this mental state is unlikely to last past oh.... going back to work. And then I will be in scarcity mindset again. And realistically speaking, I should be planning from a place of loss rather than being all slaphappy...
Chaos Attraction: A Somewhat Spiritual Weekend After All 02.22.2015 by Jennifer
But this weekend I ended up attempting to stay in the hippie spiritual spirit by going to two spiritual festivals in Sacramento.
Chaos Attraction: Different Ways Of Looking At The World 02.22.2015 by Jennifer
I can be happy as long as I don't think about how I have to fix my life. How's that?
Chaos Attraction: Tapping and The Wringer 02.22.2015 by Jennifer
And then it morphed into how I'm mad at the universe for doing what it did to Dad. With crying. Hooooooo boy.
Chaos Attraction: Divine Intervention, Finally 02.22.2015 by Jennifer
It's January and everything sucks and I'm too broke to do the usual awesome things I do in February, so I'll be staying home and cleaning. Whee! I was doing a lot of screaming while driving in my car that day.
Awfully Chipper: Praise cheeses 02.20.2015 by Maud_Gonne
Sundry love-notes and other missives.
Awfully Chipper: Inso-mania 02.15.2015 by Maud_Gonne
Inside my head last night.
Awfully Chipper: 50 shades of judgement 02.13.2015 by Maud_Gonne
A public service announcement concerning something I know very little about: 50 Shades is about abuse. BDSM is not about abuse.
Awfully Chipper: Valentines for Beginners 02.9.2015 by Maud_Gonne
This is a Transatlantic Subtleties entry because Valentine's Day is not the same all over.
Awfully Chipper: Testing, testing: A school rant 02.5.2015 by Maud_Gonne
It's becoming increasingly clear that the children are in school for the sake of the school, and not the other way around.
Office Bob: Tomato Catch-Up 02.3.2015 by FXWizard
Life has been in a state of flux and thinking of witty things to say hasn’t exactly been high on my to-do list, but from now on I am going to try and be more regular than a well-fibered colon.
Still Waters Run No Mills 02.1.2015 by planetmort
What people see is generally steady and lovely; it’s beneath that that everything is a frantic churning froth.
Awfully Chipper: Not filed under "sick children"... 01.30.2015 by Maud_Gonne
... but it could have been. It was my blog that was sick.
Awfully Chipper: The power 01.30.2015 by Maud_Gonne
I have to believe that most people really are good.
Awfully Chipper: The power 01.28.2015 by Maud_Gonne
It's just possible that people are good, after all. (If the link doesn't work at first, just wait a few second. I'm having issues.)
Awfully Chipper: Raiding my childhood bookshelf again 01.25.2015 by Maud_Gonne
Do you remember these books? (Spoiler: You probably don't, if you're in the USA.)
Awfully Chipper: Snow, with pictures 01.21.2015 by Maud_Gonne
It snowed, and there was school. The perfect day.
Awfully Chipper: Writing it down 01.15.2015 by Maud_Gonne
That which must not be named.
Awfully Chipper: Dramatis Personae 01.11.2015 by Maud_Gonne
Mabel is still astounded by the child-sized Anna-from-Frozen doll we saw at Target today.
Chaos Attraction: Glee Is Back 01.10.2015 by Jennifer
But they took the fifth season of Community approach of "get rid of the newbies, bring back the beloved first cast, let's bring back the glee club that got banned," and it was working wonders. Go figure!
Awfully Chipper: A slow snow week 01.9.2015 by Maud_Gonne
“Poor kids," I thought. "A full week, straight in, no respite; they’ll be exhausted by Friday.”
Chaos Attraction: It's Mood Swing Week 01.8.2015 by Jennifer
I got paid to sit around knitting and reading and doing a crossword puzzle.
Megan knows arse-all about... 01.6.2015 by blau
Well, 10% was not nothing for me to work with, right?
Awfully Chipper: New year to-do list 01.5.2015 by Maud_Gonne
What's on your to-do list?
Awfully Chipper: Write your own New Year's blog post 01.3.2015 by Maud_Gonne
I'm pretty sure I know how this one goes.
Chaos Attraction: The Usual New Year's Meme 12.31.2014 by Jennifer
The most valuable lesson I learned this year was that I must be Perky and Cheerful At All Times at work, because the complaints roll in if I am not.
Chaos Attraction: Purple Hair 12.31.2014 by Jennifer
Anyway....this is the first time I've been excited about a new hairdo in YEARS. I've always wanted to go funny color. Whee!
Awfully Chipper: Questionable moments in parenting #267 12.28.2014 by Maud_Gonne
So we stood there, he and his little sister and I, watching Miley cavort salaciously with the sledgehammer in her undies.
Chaos Attraction: Frozen Lights Show 12.27.2014 by Jennifer
They played the usual hit songs, AND had smoke AND a water show going on in addition to the lights. After the show ends, the owner does a little talk about how they're being recruited for the third season of The Great Light Fight.
Chaos Attraction: Hallmark Movie Reviews: Royals, Elves, and Trees Edition 12.27.2014 by Jennifer
"Well, that was my first Christmas lynch mob! I kept waiting for someone to yell, "Kill the Beast!"
Awfully Chipper: Assorted culinary disasters 12.26.2014 by Maud_Gonne
What we ate for Christmas, and how I messed it up.
Chaos Attraction: Hunting for Christmas Lights 12.26.2014 by Jennifer
A house that had an inflatable snowman as frat boy wearing a "Just Chillin" shirt and a hat with ear flaps. He's accompanied by two penguins, one of which appears to be drinking and the other is BLOWING A HAIR DRYER AT THE SNOWMAN, WITH A MELTED TRICKLE LIGHTUP IN THERE.
Not Travelling At Speed: Six Inch Trail Marathon 12.25.2014 by kju
I needed to keep my mind off running so I analysed the sound of my noisy exhale and decided it was like a combination of the sound of a metal chair leg scraping on a concrete floor, and the sound of a fat, old, overheated rottweiler dog.
Awfully Chipper: Christmas Eve 12.24.2014 by Maud_Gonne
How is it in your house?
Chaos Attraction: Nativity! 12.24.2014 by Jennifer
At one point a James Brown Angel just descends from the top of the cathedral to sing about good news. There is a random helicopter out of nowhere for....some reason.
Chaos Attraction: Last Days Of Work 12.23.2014 by Jennifer
Here's the thing out of nowhere: Mom said she booked me a hair appointment TO GET MY HAIR DYED BLUE. Kevin has picked out a nice shade of turquoise, he said.
Megan knows arse-all about... 12.22.2014 by blau
(Holidailies Day #22-2.)
(Keeping up with the somethings.)
Here's the final round (aka the Tenuous Links and Segues Round) of the pub quiz I wrote for my work Christmas party. Answers are in tiny print at the end.
Chaos Attraction: A Very Whiny Solstice 12.22.2014 by Jennifer
They're all so impressive and then here am I, lameass clerical worker with no goals.
Chaos Attraction: Christmas Graduation 12.22.2014 by Jennifer
He also started the speech out by addressing various people in the audience, including "less successful siblings...." To which Alicia and I, sitting next to each other, were all, "Yeah, that'll go over well at the graduation party."