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the solo sounds of silence

Why is it that as soon as anyone hears that I am to be “home alone” for a few days, they immediately make the assumption that I will be lonely, or make the suggestions that I either visit them, or worse still, they visit me? 222 more words

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tails of pussy cats and puppy dogs, and rudie nudies.

My sleepover with Petite Fille was extended until Friday morning. It was a busy time with a couple of firsts for me – I bathed Petite Fille for the first time (the bathroom may never be the same, just as well they are renovating in a couple of months) and I got to change my first ultimate and exquisitely pooed nappy (diaper in other climes, we say nappy short for napkin). 392 more words

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good, better, best

I am not saying I did, positively, but there is a strong possibility that I may have indulged to the extreme limits of  gastronomic delight. 95 more words

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Project The Best is Yet to Come; or maybe I just need to sleep a little longer

 If I wanted to make the rest of my life, the best of my life; how exactly am I to go about achieving that? I don’t think it means I need to take up extreme sports, or even to create some detailed and intense bucket list of things to do. 745 more words

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It's here!

I know you have all been holding your breath, but the BIGGEST DAY OF THE YEAR has arrived – today is MY birthday.

Now, go ahead and make my day… 

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not a difficult blessing to count at all!

Today was a family perfect day. We met Daughter1, Mr Boy and Petite Fille for lunch before returning back to our house so that Petite Fille could have an afternoon nap while we devoured birthday cake (or maybe that should be pre-birthday cake as my birthday is not until Monday). 188 more words

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Go, Go, Easter Bunny.

We held a “Great Race” at school in which each home group had to follow a set of clues around the school to see who could stay together as a group and collect the most clues. 189 more words

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