Tag Archives: dog

Oct 15th, 2008

Brunch

It was kind of hard to get out of bed this morning, Adam and I slept in but we managed to get the kids dressed, fed, packed for school and out the door with just enough time to make it to school before the bell. I popped in to the school office to drop some […]

Sep 19th, 2008

Beautiful plumage!

Our back deck has a number of regular visitors. There’s the rainbow lorikeets who cling to the fly screen and screech at us demanding breakfast. There’s the possum who comes every evening to clean up anything the birds leave behind. There’s the crimson rosella who with great daring braves the wrath of the lorikeets to […]

Sep 15th, 2008

*Takes a deep breath*

*in* *out* *in* *out* Calm… Today was going so well till this evening. I’d got the kids to school on time (instead of our usual by the skin of the teeth thing). I’d been to work and done useful things, picked the kids up and then come home for the kids to change clothes and […]

Sep 9th, 2008

My hands are still cold

I spent nearly half an hour standing outside in the cold from 9pm tonight talking to one of Dave’s teachers (who is made of awesome) after the School Council meeting. I was explaining to her why Dave had come home this afternoon from their 2 day excursion to Bathurst, got in the car with me […]

Aug 30th, 2008

It’s been a long day

You know how I said I might try ice-skating today? Well, I did. I was really apprehensive because I had memories from the last time I tried, years ago, of being so distressed that all I wanted to do was hide somewhere and cry. I remembered that my feet had been in agony but I […]

Aug 18th, 2008

Huscarls hillside camp

We went camping with the Huscarls on the weekend and to be perfectly honest I didn’t have much fun. I don’t mind roughing it a bit but I object very strongly to not having any flat ground to sleep on – sliding feet first off my bed multiple times through the night does not make […]