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Chaos Attraction: Tribes Review 09.21.2014 by Jennifer
On Thursday (since I had the night off), I went to see the play Tribes. It was a stunning review and the play itself was freaking awesome.
Chaos Attraction: Renaissance Faire the Second 09.21.2014 by Jennifer
She had on, no joke, a Renaissance cow costume.
Awfully Chipper: Dance now 09.20.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Hawaiian shirts and unironic mustaches: an evening out with the more mature crowd.
Awfully Chipper: Smugly 09.19.2014 by Maud_Gonne
A brief list of things that are giving me some amount of satisfaction just now.
Quite Contrary: First Haircut 09.17.2014 by maryann
We finally had our kid's hair cut.
Awfully Chipper: Beetly 09.16.2014 by Maud_Gonne
I wonder where the old me went. The me who hated pickles and beets.
Still Waters Run No Mills 09.16.2014 by planetmort
Best. DNF. Ever.
Awfully Chipper: Imaginative play 09.14.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Mabel is very good at playing. With all the toys in the house. At once. On the floor.
Awfully Chipper: Jazz hands 09.12.2014 by Maud_Gonne
How am I doing now my baby has gone to school? I'll let John Barrowman answer that one for me. (You need to go to the end for the link.)
Megan knows arse-all about... 09.11.2014 by blau
(Björk song titles I've probably previously used.) I could try to be whimsical or wise, but I'm feeling neither.
Awfully Chipper: Fun is relative 09.9.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Megan knows arse-all about... 09.9.2014 by blau
(Manipulation.) I wonder if there are fart jokes.
Chaos Attraction: Flower Drum Song (Revised Version) 09.7.2014 by Jennifer
I need to point out that this production ended in an interesting way: all of the actors onstage introduced themselves and said where they were born and what heritage they had. This came off as incredibly touching and cool and was really a moment for the audience. (Second of two.)
Awfully Chipper: Generation gap 09.6.2014 by Maud_Gonne
I got into a Twitter conversation today with someone who mixed The Princess Bride up with The Princess Diaries.
Awfully Chipper: Beginner's Luck 09.4.2014 by Maud_Gonne
I won a photo contest at the weekend. Not since the drama-exam drama of 1983 have I been party to such an upset.
Awfully Chipper: Dear kindergarten teacher 09.3.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Please see the children, not the chaos.
Megan knows arse-all about... 09.2.2014 by blau
(Pacing.) At the risk of going all McConaughey on you, life is mostly just livin’, y’all.
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.30.2014 by blau
(Quality time with Photoshop.) They don’t have time for strangers or socialising, preferring to attend to their official cat business. (mostly a photo post.)
Quite Contrary: Due Date Anniversary 08.27.2014 by maryann
One year ago today was my due date. We've got awhile to go yet before we get to the birthday, but we've reached the due date.
Awfully Chipper: Your Kindle won't do this 08.27.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Sorting through used books is an eye-opener.
Quite Contrary: Earthquake 08.24.2014 by maryann
Holy smokes, it was an earthquake. I have lived here for nearly six years and this was the first one I've felt.
Awfully Chipper: So what did we learn this summer? 08.24.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Maybe we didn't learn so much about Einstein or do as many chores as we'd planned to, but the lessons of the summer will pay dividends in the coming school year.
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.24.2014 by blau
(Pizzles.) Not long after I got all smug about passing someone sponsored by the raw food restaurant in town, a dude wearing leather trousers sped by me, and soon after that, I spotted a woman ahead of me in hiking boots.
Quite Contrary: Beachy 08.22.2014 by maryann
Our beach lunch today was kind of a disaster. (mostly photos)
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.22.2014 by blau
(Singles by Eddie Murphy.) As soon as I go into an airport, I get whatever plague's going.
Awfully Chipper: My imaginary third child 08.21.2014 by Maud_Gonne
For some reason, three will always feel like the "right" number to me.
Quite Contrary: Party People 08.21.2014 by maryann
The baby fell asleep on her lunch tray today.
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.21.2014 by blau
(Magnetism.) Casanova? More like, CasaNOguy
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.20.2014 by blau
(Dénouement.) I am not good at forcing joy in that specific meme way, and also life is more balanced, with lows and highs, all the time, and that's just dandy.
Chaos Attraction: A Long Update 08.19.2014 by Jennifer
I don't think flaneur really counts as a job title. Or for that matter, a job.
Awfully Chipper: Unsmart 08.19.2014 by Maud_Gonne
I'm not an early adopter; not yet a luddite.
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.19.2014 by blau
(Pachyderms.) My dream memory of Birmingham is equal parts Miyazaki, Bladerunner, reality, and miscellaneous.
Awfully Chipper: Italia 08.15.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Does the photograph seal the memory or steal its soul?
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.15.2014 by blau
(Edina.) It's been a long-ass 24 hours (actually 19). Five cities in three countries to get where I am now: In the kitchen of a student flat, drinking tea and eating discount bourbon creams.
Awfully Chipper: Entirely predictable existential crisis 08.14.2014 by Maud_Gonne
My baby's going to school. There's an existential crisis for that.
Awfully Chipper: Worth it 08.13.2014 by Maud_Gonne
I know it's awful to admit that you were slightly dreading a lovely trip to Italy, but , well, I was a bit. Turns out, though...
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.12.2014 by blau
(Vaguely Scottish staff.) Dark, sweet, and very, very funny. Just how I likes it.
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.8.2014 by blau
(Internet acronyms.) European robins are good at acting on feelings that I’ve had about certain customers all week.
Megan knows arse-all about... 08.6.2014 by blau
(Formatting mono/dialogue.) "No, really, I work here."
Chaos Attraction: Vacation, All I Ever Wanted (Or Not) 08.5.2014 by Jennifer
Because apparently it'll be the last vacation ever, one way or another. Guilt, guilt, guilt.