Life, in a few dot points …

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Adventures …

Life seems busy right now, in the most lovely of ways. Tiger and I are squeezing in some more adventuring before the weather turns maudlin and I am squeezing in as much writing as I can before the wonderful madness of Writing Clementine becomes … gulp … real.

So, not much time for blogging.

Thanks must go to the lovely Mrs Smyth for this idea – my life in dot points.

Drinking : Too much tea, but in particular the glorious T2 Chai, courtesy of lovely Tiger’s Poppy.
Reading: I’ve just finished Anita Heiss’ newie, Tiddas. It’s lovely. You should all read it. Truly rooly. Also, Where the Wild Things Are about twenty times today. Max’s tea is STILL hot.
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Wanting: Not much, really. Maybe the new Dan Sultan album, but I can wait until my birthday.
Looking: at Tiger “helping” her daddy cook omelette for tea.
Playing: trains with Tiger.
Wasting: water this morning, having a slightly long shower to wake myself up. Yes, I do feel guilty.
Sewing: Um … Sorry, Mrs Smyth, completely un-domestic goddess at this end of the blogosphere … The last time I sewed … I can’t remember the last time I sewed. But I did cover a cardboard box in wrapping paper to put Tiger’s trains in. Does that count even a little bit?
Wishing: Summer wasn’t over.
Enjoying: the new Spicks and Specks. Go, Josh Earl. Go, you Hellyer College GOOD THING!
Waiting: for Tiger’s second birthday. Bit excited.
Liking: North Hobart. The best suburb in the best city on the best island in the world.
Wondering: if the queen could sack Tony Abbott? She can do that, right?
Loving: my girl. My girl. My girl. She has my whole heart, that small wonderful darling thing.
Marvelling: At how many silver cars there are around Hobart (teaching TIger colours). And how few pink ones. There should be more pink cars.
Needing: Sleeeeeep (jinx, Amy).
Smelling: Omelette, tomatoes and sweet potato.
Wearing: embarassing clothes, but clean ones. Which is novel after a day covered in banana, dirt and fairy sparkles 🙂
Following: my girl on her adventures.
Noticing: bumblebees, butterflies and “fairies”.
Knowing: that every day is a new miracle.
Thinking: Breathe in, breathe out, move on (thanks, Jimmy) …
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Feeling: Grateful. For everything.
Bookmarking: Recipes for desserts made from vegetables. Research, would you believe it.
Opening: Kinder Surprises. Our new favourite sneaky treat 🙂
Giggling: at Tiger adding “yeah” to the end of every sentence, like I do. Only she makes it sound like Austin Powers.
Feeling: Glad that Tiger said “three” today, on the way to twelve. Only once, but it’s a start. Of course, the next time she counted it was “one … two … five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, EIGHT!” but, you know, baby steps …
Thanks again, Mrs S. Back to writing now …