Making memories one day at a time.......and then I write about it.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Random


  • It feels like Monday.  It's not.  It's Tuesday.  My brain refuses to admit/process this.
  • I got my haircut yesterday.  Very few people like it including The SM.  He likes long hair.  Long hair is a thing of the past I'm afraid.  
  • I have a long hair wig.  I may wear that when The SM is home.  I wear it on Halloween when I don't dress up and am not a witch.  The rest of the year I dress up and pretend to be normal.
  • My house needs a face lift.
  • I need a face lift.
  • My bum needs a lift.
  • If I walk around on my hands with my feet up in the air for several hours a day do you think gravity will naturally shift things for me?
  • The Asian Pears are ready and ripe on my trees.  I love Asian Pears........
  • I hate pears.  They are grainy in texture.  Asian Pears aren't grainy.  They're sweet and crisp.  Other pears should take lessons.
  • Yesterday I drove up in the mountains.  It was beautiful.  The leaves are turning.  They are beautiful.  I miss living 'in' the mountains.  
  • If I keep adding random thoughts then I won't have to get up and do anything because it will appear as if I am doing something.
  • My chickens still look hideous.  They are still molting.  How long does molting last for crying out loud?  
  • Mr. J went to school sad today.  He said I woke him up too early.  I know how he feels......
  • I bought Mr. M some new cowboy boots.  They are my size.  They are cute.  They look good on me.  I'm gonna steal them.  He can wear snow boots when he rides horses.  
  • I've decided I am going to go back to school.  I am going to take an online class.  Do you know how much it costs to take one lousy class?  An arm, a leg, and both your ears.  In the meantime while I save up, I'm going to get out The Native's math books and try to refresh.  
  • Cleaning cobwebs between my ears is harder than it seems...........  math.  Love it.  Never was good at it............... why do I love it so much then?
  • I think the calendar is lying..........  it's Monday!

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  1. *Need to see haircut pictures....love short hair and the SM will get used to it...at least the LH did.
    *Going back to school = SO exciting! What will you be when you grow up?
    *It is fake Monday here, too!
    *I am happy that you make me laugh!

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    1. Photo coming shortly after I get the back to school photo done. :D

      When I grow up I'd like to be something. I don't know what. I'll get back to you on that one... but something!!! I like math. I adore math. I love math... I'M TERRIBLE AT MATH! Ask my friends...... they'll tell you I'm speaking the truth.

      I'm glad I make you laugh. That makes me happy happy happy.

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    2. My little husband is a math teacher and I always thought of myself as way to free spirited to be a math person, but come to find out number fascinate me, too. I love finding math problems in random places...clocks - 3:47. I love patterns in numbers....ridiculously happy when my odometer makes a pattern - 30103. And I count every thing. Like when I am slicing cucumbers or taking stitches or walking. Yep, I'm not sure how it happened, but I am a math geek sort of. Now, don't get me wrong, I'm not that good at math either. When we have a math issue at home, my little husband whips out a formula to solve it and I draw a picture....we usually get the same answer. Sometimes he is wrong. ;D
      Interesting....very interesting! Oh, and I can teach you the license plate game I play when I am out there.

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    3. :D I draw pictures too!!! I look forward to the license plate game. You'll be here before we know it!

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    4. The hair looks very cute, but like somebody else. But who? I kept trying to figure that out tonight as we lead the girls around on the horses. Laura Hinckley, I think. That's who. I was strange - like there were two people in one space. But Rachel can't be anything but adorable, so - hair long, hair short. There it is. And she will never grow up, so that is a moot question.

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    5. Nope! Me and Peter Pan. Children endlessly.

      Lara H. I take that as a compliment! If I look like her then I am excited!!!!

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    6. OK. Don't know how I missed these comments, but now I must go and see who the heck Laura Hinkley is...maybe I will know when I see her picture????
      Everyone needs at least one Big Kid in their life to remind them to have fun....right?

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    7. Oh! I don't have a photo of Lara. She is a neighbor of mine. :( A wonderful neighbor. Mr. B, my eldest works summers for her husband in the landscaping business. Wonderful people.

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    8. Well that would explain why when I googled that name nothing came up that looked like you....teehee.

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  2. - False Mondays mess a person up
    - Short weeks feel longer than long weeks. This also messes a person up.
    - Eldest outgrew her cowboy boots. They fit me. First time I've ever been delighted to have her outgrow her footwear.
    - Math, I hate it and love it. Am surrounded by a family of human calculators. If I need a knitting riddle solved, I just announce it amidst the family and one of the kids (typically Eldest Son) will answer and send me on my way.
    - Now it's starting to look like I'm doing something too. That's a good thing, because I've just been feeling inept with being messed up by False Monday.
    - My spirits need a lift. I found that here. :-)

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    1. Glad I'm not the only one messed up. ;)
      Short weeks do feel longer don't they?! Good point. What a mess!
      Henny Penny wore my size for about a month. Now her feet are bigger than mine. Darn! I had visions of us sharing cute shoes.
      I'm surrounded by people who are good at math. I feel math challenged.
      I love feeling/appearing to be doing something with very little effort.
      You lifted my spirits with your reply so this is good!!!

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  3. This random post and these random responses made me randomly happy...lol...

    I am soooo there with you on pretty much everything you said (and what Donna said... and what W-S said... and... lol... ) especially about those darn Monday/Tuesdays... or are they Tuesday/Mondays.... yet another reason not to like them...

    Thanks for sharing your random thoughts with your random friends... :-)

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    1. I love that we are all random and have random thoughts and random responses and are just.......... RANDOM! I think I like the word random........ random........... random.......... random....... Okay. Stopping now....... at random intervals........ no seriously! Stopping now!

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  4. If you need help with the maths, I am at your service. Providing I haven't forgotten all of it in these last few years. It was a very satisfying evening. Glad you came up with the idea. Tired now, but not sleeping. Stupid. And this Monday thing - same with me. All I did for labor day was labor - but I did the same today. Tomorrow I have to go to the library and pay them for the raspberry power shake I dropped all over my piles of books - they are holding my right to check out hostage. Sleep would be nice.

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    1. Thank you on the math help. You may regret your offer.

      It was a fun evening wasn't it!? And all of the ponies behaved themselves magnificently.

      I didn't sleep either! Hours I lay there wide awake. I hate that! And then I finally fell asleep minutes before the alarm went off and I felt like I had sand in my head......

      I dislike getting books from the library for that very reason. Ugh! The fines we owe from lost books, damaged books, late books, etc. Not to mention I don't know who has had their hands all over the book before me and (shudder) if they read it in the bathroom!

      I have issues don't I.........? Don't answer that. :D

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    2. K,

      Thanks for you offer. I am an excellent math tutor. Unfortunately, while tutoring I tend to provoke tears and anger. My students have always thanked my later as I force good math technique and habits. And they learn. But I don't think my tutoring Rachel would be a good thing. She might throw dangerous things during that inevitable tears and anger phase.

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    3. Well I never!! Me? Lose my temper??? NEVER! Anger and tears while trying to learn something new? NEVER! What stories you tell.....

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    4. I was talking about the natives, but now you sound guilty.

      :)

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    5. Oh. Ahem. Cough. I meant 'they' instead of 'me'. Meaning 'me' but them which you should know by now what that means cuz I do it all of the time. "Me go do dishes" means "You and they go do dishes". :D

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  5. Ooooooooo Math, shudder. I'm going back to bed.

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  6. Mr. J cracks me up. Let's talk about learning stuff without paying an arm and a leg.

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  7. I'm all ears! Shall we over....... say........... a pedicure? :D

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  8. Sweet Rachel, there are lots of FREE online classes with the best professors in the world. My son-in-law works for a company which produces them. Would you like some info? I'd be glad to connect you with him. Drop me an email, if that sounds interesting . . .

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