Friday, August 12, 2011

This week...12th August, 2011

...I put down my knitting and turned on my sewing machine with a serious game plan (or two)
for the first time in yonks.

Little Boozle 2011
Style Arc Twiggy dress

(...I decided that a smile might work better in a photo
but ugh, it was glary and husband-photographer was trying to be husband-talk on the phone-I can't multitask-photographer and it all just got too hard)

...we had to decide if it was appropriate to explain the whole "Uranus" double entendre
to our 8 year old bookworm son who is apparently reading books that might be a little old for him.

...I was distressed by the thought of how easy it is for anarchy to take hold
and found myself trying to imagine it happening here, in my street, in my city,
...but I couldn't.

...I decided that "a parenting tool" is actually another name for a husband
who inadvertently undermines my disciplinary action by eating the object
which was the source of the disciplinary action.

...I chose to consider soursob less of a noxious weed
and more of a beautiful flower
when presented to me by my youngest to "make me happy".


...I decided that this body was not put on this earth to do Pilates.


But given that I thought the same thing about Zumba two years ago
but have now achieved some level of competance,
I might give it another week before I
(or more accurately my abdominal muscles)
 send up the white flag.


Nikki said...

Not sure which thought made me giggle the most....but I really like that you included your not-smiling face in the dres shot.

Tracy aka Mad Quilter said...

Keep up the pilates, it gets easier with practice.

Tracy aka Mad Quilter said...

Ps James loves Andi Griffiths and I totally adore anyone who can inspire James to read! We download the audiobooks on iTunes for him too.

Clodagh a.k.a. Isra said...

Thanks for my morning giggle.

Amish Stories said...

Greetings from the Amish community of Lebanon county. Have a great weekend folks. Richard from Amish Stories.

Tanya said...

hmm, do you know Richard from Amish Stories, or is that a little odd? My body is certainly not made for pilates but I have booked in for a one hour session at a 'pilates studio' near my work. I have done 4 session- they use these fun slidey machines, so that makes it all worth it! Actually, I don't look forward to it, some bits while I am there I enjoy, other bits I swear in my head and wonder why I signed up, but after each time I feel so good that I have been- body and head both happy with it!