Tag Archives: NaBloPoMo

Nov 30th, 2010

Put me doon! There’s gonna be poetry!*

There’s hasn’t been enough poetry in my life recently, mostly because I’m not reading to the kids as much any more. We start kids off with poetry and many of the books that I hold closest to my heart are full of the stuff. Yesterday a twitter hashtag wandered into my tweetstream and pretty much […]

Nov 29th, 2010

The penultimate post – NaBloPoMo as therapy

This posting every day business is hard. I hesitated to sign up for NaBloPoMo this year because I haven’t been terribly well in the mental health department lately. I’m on anti-depressants and they are helping but I still feel quite fragile and don’t have as many spoons as I’d like to spread around. When I’m […]

Nov 28th, 2010

Sunday snippets

We re-strung the clothes line yesterday so of course it rained today and is forecast to do so all week. Ariane claims she is responsible but I think we made some contribution at least. Today Adam and I dismantled Caitlin’s old loft bed, finished cleaning up her old bedroom and turned it into our gym. […]

Nov 26th, 2010

Pets

My first pet was a grey tabby cat named Tiddles. He walked out of the bush across the road from our house when I was a baby and took up residence. Me at 6 months old with Tiddles Me (13 months) saying “aaah” to Tiddles Note the no hands touching pose, I gather it had […]

Nov 25th, 2010

Thankful Thursday

I’m taking a leaf out of Ariane‘s book for this one (oh, and I believe there’s some sort of big holiday about giving thanks happening overseas somewhere…), here’s what I’m grateful for today: Friends who respond to a very last minute invite to a candle party (like a Tupperware party only with, well, candles), and […]

Nov 24th, 2010

Wordless Wednesday

Playdough taste test Caitlin, about 21 months old