Friday, October 23, 2009
Ever felt like you had a destiny? A calling? This insistent tugging at your heart, your mind, perhaps your very soul to go forth an conquer? Yeah, me neither. If sappy crap like that ever pops up I usually douse it in the gasoline of cynicism and light it with the spark of indifference. I like to keep it happy. Still, the tiny little corner of my person that still possesses motivation to do something other than skate through this season of my life with something other than internal dread and forced external faux optimism is Mrs. 4444. Oh, yeah, and I guess my "husband" and "children". They bring with them mild reason for getting out of bed as well. Anyway, here goes...
***My Favorite Friday Fragment from last week came from Dysfunctional Mom, who found this gem of a comment on the Rice Krispies website.
Man! - I really love the ones that crackle and the ones that pop, but on the other hand, I just cant stand the ones that snap. I have been trying to pick them all out but it takes for ever and they are REALLY hard to distiguish. anyone else feel me? what can I do? thanks in advance for any ideas. Buck
buck, – Posted: 07-16-2009, 9:28 AM
Thanks, DM! Here's the coveted award for you...
***My nephew, Logan, has started up his first blog, SPLAT-O. It's sure to be entertaining. Make a ten-year-old happy and pop over to say hi, will ya? Thanks.
***I think that if someone could find a way to turn dog vomit into a rust remover, they'd make a ton of money; that stuff is caustic!
***Mr.4444 has taken up snoring this week. What a bummer for me. He says it's just allergies right now. Man, I hope so; sleeping snuggled with Mr.4444 is one of my favorite things in the world.
***I had dinner with Molly on Wednesday. She's in as good a place as anyone could expect under the circumstances of having lost a child. She's been overwhelmed with emotion over the compassion she's been shown this past year by everyone who touches her life, but especially the compassion of strangers. Thank you so much for your thoughts and prayers as Molly approaches October 27th, the anniversary of Ryan's passing.
***This has been a very stressful week--Two 13-hour days (Parent-Teacher Conferences), a school dance tonight, etc. etc. etc. I haven't seen Facebook in forever, and I can't even take the time to Tweet! It takes days for me to get to my work email, and my personal email? I could cry.
***Our 7th (or is it 8th?) annual Halloween Party is Saturday night. Honestly, I wish you could all be here--It's going to be a blast! Don't expect pics at midnight Sunday morning, but I will get to them eventually. I'm out of my mind busy with school these days, and the thought of being ready in time gives me a headache (I don't even have our decorations up yet!) Wish me luck!
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