Tag Archives: NaBloPoMo

Nov 8th, 2007

Three things

My daughter came out of her ballet class with tears in her eyes tonight because she “got a bit worried” when her teacher told the class she believed they would all be ready to move up from Grade 2 to Grade 3 next year. I pointed out that this was a good thing but Caitlin […]

Nov 7th, 2007

I is tired.

Today was one of my busy Wednesdays. Every so often my volunteering duties at the school align to give me a day like today. It began with reading groups in Caitlin’s class at 9:00am which I left early to go to reading groups in Tom’s class at 9:30am. Then at 10:15am I went and collected […]

Nov 6th, 2007

Thinking differently & Weigh-in week 12

There’s this thing that happens when every thought you have about food is about restrictions, when there’s a moral overtone to decision making, when all the time the idea of failure is lurking in the back of your mind. It drives you slightly nuts. I was starting to feel like I was fighting with myself […]

Nov 5th, 2007

I almost wish I still lived in Marsfield

I spent the day with my almost 97 year old grandmother today. She’s kind of amazing, still in very good health for her age, mentally sharp as a tack (regularly beats the socks off my mum playing scrabble) and always has something new and unexpected to tell me when I visit. I was telling her […]

Nov 4th, 2007


David just won the game of Super Munchkin we were playing by killing some Level 1 Thugs. There is no justice. Also while we were playing guess who squeezed in between the fly screen and the closed kitchen window and succeeded in dislodging the screen from its frame altogether?

Nov 3rd, 2007

My daughter wishes me to share with you.

Oh yes, 9 year old humour, it is funny 😀 Caitlin drew this while I was watching the episode Blink, I suspect it was by way of therapy of sorts after she’d inadvertently seen a few minutes of the show. Now I just have to persuade her to do an entire comic strip’s worth of […]