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Chaos Attraction: I Got Nominated For An Award! 03.7.2014 by Jennifer
Today I got nominated for a community service award by the CC. When I saw the e-mail I busted out laughing for five minutes. I had my boss come over to look and she gave me a hug and said she'd put it in my file. My boss is awesome. (Second of two.)
Awfully Chipper: Non-compact disc 03.7.2014 by Maud_Gonne
The state of my back. Not very exciting, sorry.
Not Travelling At Speed - Catchup after Busselton 03.6.2014 by kju
Also, the turn-around point marshal for the 21.1K distance apparently decided that he wanted to sit in the shade and moved the turnaround point 100m up the road, which took the 21.1K to 21.5K
Awfully Chipper: Parent.ie 03.6.2014 by Maud_Gonne
My new venture.
Chaos Attraction: Writing Inadequacy 03.5.2014 by Jennifer
I didn't really want it to be a story with depth and meaning (again, this is about a horny humping cat), especially when there wasn't any to have in the first place.
Chaos Attraction: Pantheacon, Day 1 03.5.2014 by Jennifer
There was also two singalongs with ALLLLLL the verses of "A Wizard's Staff Has A Knob On The End" and "The Hedgehog Can Never Be Buggered At All" printed out for us, though we didn't sing all nineteen of the last one. (First of four entries on this topic.)
Awfully Chipper: My day in Upworthy headlines 03.4.2014 by Maud_Gonne
This Woman Has A Blog: You Won't Believe Her Latest Post!
Awfully Chipper: To my children 02.28.2014 by Maud_Gonne
An attack of horrifyingly mawkish sentimentality.
Awfully Chipper: Life, apparently 02.27.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Aspirational. If I want to be.
Awfully Chipper: Thin skin 02.26.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Parenting, ageing, hearing the news.
Awfully Chipper: Little house, big woods 02.25.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Reading Laura Ingalls Wilder for the first time.
Awfully Chipper: Banana butterscotch muffins 02.24.2014 by Maud_Gonne
With a healthier twist.
Awfully Chipper: Saturday night 02.23.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Awfully Chipper: Dinner music 02.21.2014 by Maud_Gonne
A quick quiz with dinner.
Awfully Chipper: Assertiveness training 02.20.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Not the outcome I expected from the parent-teacher conference.
Still Waters Run No Mills 02.19.2014 by planetmort
Eighteen miles of trail running.
Awfully Chipper: Information overload 02.18.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Decision-making and the second child.
Awfully Chipper: White stuff 02.17.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Enough already with this wintery winter.
Awfully Chipper: Rubber bands 02.16.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Come bouncing back to you.
Awfully Chipper: Little Americans 02.15.2014 by Maud_Gonne
I didn't get selected for Listen To Your Mother, so here's the piece I wrote.
Chaos Attraction: A Lack of Gamification 02.13.2014 by Jennifer
Well, knitting is its own kind of game: you can tell how far along you are, it can be vaguely competitive if you are say, doing the Ravellenic Games or trying to have it done by a certain date..... So my actually working on knitting is the one thing where I can prove some achievement here.
Chaos Attraction: So Why Don't I Want To? 02.13.2014 by Jennifer
I would probably like it, but why am I not excited about it? Why don't I super want to do this?
Awfully Chipper: Brat ban sneachta 02.13.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Wait! Come back! I promise you'll be able to read the rest.
Awfully Chipper: Strengthening exercises 02.11.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Children are known for their strengthening effects.
Chaos Attraction: Miscellaneous Whining While Doing Laundry 02.11.2014 by Jennifer
Hey, we haven't had a Dumb Driving Story in awhile, have we?
Awfully Chipper: Negotiations (no love songs) 02.9.2014 by Maud_Gonne
All I wanted was to go downstairs and watch Sherlock in peace.
Chaos Attraction: Heart Day Rainout 02.8.2014 by Jennifer
It's still winter and it's completely impractical to schedule something like that THEN. Because that's just asking Murphy to make it be rainy and 40 degrees outside. (First of two.)
Awfully Chipper: Updatey things for a Friday 02.7.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Names, dinners, and passport photos.
Still Waters Run No Mills 02.4.2014 by planetmort
Awfully Chipper: Injustices perpetrated upon her 02.4.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Miss Mabel is disliking bedtime lately.
Awfully Chipper: A conversation with my chiropractor 02.3.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Getting to the heart of the matter.
Awfully Chipper: It's all about perspective 02.2.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Sunday papers and a cup of tea.
Chaos Attraction: Does Being Positive Pay Off? Part Two 02.2.2014 by Jennifer
I just want to call myself stupid SO MANY TIMES because this is how I feel and I am 35 years old and have been sewing since like middle school or something and shouldn't I know not to do things like this by now?
Awfully Chipper: Milking my origins 02.1.2014 by Maud_Gonne
My Listen To Your Mother audition.
Chaos Attraction: Does Being Positive Pay Off? 02.1.2014 by Jennifer
I truly don't think your thoughts are changing other people's choices like that.
Awfully Chipper: Terrible mother seeks redemption 01.31.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Awfully Chipper: Apricot breakfast muffins 01.30.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Too nice to save for breakfast.
Awfully Chipper: Glass containing some proportion of liquid 01.29.2014 by Maud_Gonne
As opposed to not containing it, I mean.
Awfully Chipper: Avocados 01.28.2014 by Maud_Gonne
Avocados remind me of my mother-in-law.
Still Waters Run No Mills 01.27.2014 by planetmort
A three hour solo run, presented in rhyme.