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Awfully Chipper: Daisy, Daisy, Give me your answer do 11.22.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Is Mabel cut out for Daisy Scouts? Is Maud, for that matter?
Awfully Chipper: A short rant about Harry Potter. 11.17.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Chaos Attraction: I Have Deeply Offended David Sedaris 11.17.2014 by Jennifer
What all of this boils down to is, Jackie and I were first in line and dear god, I was not prepared for this.
Chaos Attraction: The Gambling Lady 11.16.2014 by Jennifer
Oh, and Target has some cheap ugly sweater outfits going on there--I got one that says "Bah Humbug" with a cat trapped in a sweater.
Awfully Chipper: In which I have a heart of stone 11.16.2014 by Maud_Gonne
A story from Mabel.
Not Travelling At Speed: Chat pace, recalculated. 11.15.2014 by kju
Halfway through this monologue my brain registered that here I was, giving it a reasonable amount of welly (really, I was doing about 5 minute kilometre pace at that point) going up the teeny tiny hill, and giving someone coherent instructions. It was mindblowing. I had a new 'chat pace'. And it was fast!
Megan knows arse-all about... 11.12.2014 by blau
(Frostbitten knees and trench foot.)
I've been trying to make an effort lately to make better notes about things I learn in the everyday, possibly because I am 90 years old in my heart.
Not Travelling At Speed: Emotional Resilience 11.6.2014 by kju
I made my way down the hill, and as I was getting close to the road I heard Paul drive off. I'm not ashamed to say at that point I swore. I was low on fuel, my intended saviour had sailed off down the road and everyone that I had been running with had gone off up ahead and I didn't have the energy to even try and chase them down.
Awfully Chipper: Six 11.3.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Mabel turns six tomorrow.
Awfully Chipper: Next steps 11.1.2014 by Maud_Gonne
We had the IEP meeting to discuss Dash's reading disability.
Awfully Chipper: Sure you're grand 10.29.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Autumn leaves and speaking in the vernacular.
Chaos Attraction: Jury Duty 3: A Not Fun Case This Time 10.23.2014 by Jennifer
Okay, you know something has gone wrong with your life when you think a two-week long murder trial sounds more relaxing than going to your job. “Hey, all I have to do is sit there. Nobody’s going to be asking ME questions!”
Awfully Chipper: Dislecsia 10.21.2014 by Maud_Gonne
"He presented as a well-groomed child." My proudest moment, right there.
Awfully Chipper: Adding a favicon to your WordPress blog 10.18.2014 by Maud_Gonne
This one's for the bloggers.
Chaos Attraction: A Week Of Short Entries 10.17.2014 by Jennifer
I have a jury duty call for next week. I AM SO EXCITED!!!!!!!!!!! You have no idea how DELIGHTED I am to get to go to jury duty and not have to go to work.
Awfully Chipper: Spoilers 10.16.2014 by Maud_Gonne
We have an answer. And it's just the beginning of everything.
Still Waters Run No Mills 10.16.2014 by planetmort
My old cat Daisy is still hanging in there.
Still Waters Run No Mills 10.15.2014 by planetmort
Homesick, just a little.
Chaos Attraction: Art Shows, Costumes, Books 10.12.2014 by Jennifer
WOOOOOOOOOOO THIS IS FUN HAVEN'T BEEN CHEERFUL DRUNK FOR AWHILE YOU GUYS!
Awfully Chipper: Awards Afternoon 10.5.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Yes of course I blogged about the awards ceremony I didn't go to.
Not Travelling At Speed - Things I Am Learning When Training for Six Inch 10.5.2014 by kju
Showers forecast in Dwellingup can be torrential rain or actual showers. Pack a complete fresh set of clothes for afterwards - top and bottom. The week you don't will be the week that it is torrential, and you will have to wrap a towel around your bottom half to sit in the Blue Wren Cafe and eat the best pie in the world.
Awfully Chipper: Informative 10.3.2014 by Maud_Gonne
A trip to the zoo and some education all round.
Chaos Attraction: The Requisite Post-Hawaii Hangover Meltdown Entry 09.30.2014 by Jennifer
Like much as I really wish I could move to Hawaii, the practicalities are just too *beeping* hard for me to figure out and I'd probably regret it when I ended up living in a van down by the ocean.
Awfully Chipper: Knit knot knat that 09.29.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Knitting is just holes tied together with string, right?
Awfully Chipper: Snippet 09.26.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Turning leaves and growing children.
Quite Contrary: Running Through Town 09.25.2014 by maryann
I'm sure everyone was terribly entertained by this change from the lady who pushes the giant yellow stroller while dragging a chubby beagle and saying "whatever that is, it's not dog food."
Awfully Chipper: Well this isn't morbid at all 09.24.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Thoughts on death. Blame autumn.
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.)