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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
Nerd alert.
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
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
Kindergarten report.
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.)
New York Diaries 1609-2009 featuring Sara Astruc
We'll live like kings! Damn hell ass kings!
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