"ignore the story. see the soul. remember to love. you will never regret it" --- Seane Corn

"ignore the story. see the soul. remember to love. you will never regret it" --- Seane Corn
it's a jungle out there

Friday, April 16, 2010

Friday Fragments

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It's Friday already
wow that was fast


Voila is that how you spell it? A donate button on my sidebar. Not sure if it's working. It would be just like me to sweat and grunt over getting it up there and spaz out somewhere along the line.
Never fear. I'll figure it out.
If anyone is having trouble with it, let me know.
In the mean time, if you don't yet know about Kim, and are interested, go here. I sent her an email yesterday with a link to the post. I'm so excited to be able to help her out with the amazing work she's doing. I'm going to forward some of the emails I've received from you all. It truly is an astounding thing. I LOVE ALL YOU BLOGGY ANGELS.


Jack had his first track meet this week. He joined JV track and competes in the long jump and the 800 meter. As I've said before, he's a pipsqueak. Tiny. All the other kids tower over him. Especially the girls. He was nervous and not satisfied with his performance in the long jump. 11 ft sounds like a lot for a kid who's not yet 5 ft to jump. But what do I know?

The 800 meter was one of the last events. Jack was the only one from his school competing. The other team had one boy and 4 girls competing. The girls towered over Jack by almost a foot. Seriously. He looks across the track at me and mouths i. am. so. screwed. The gun goes off and off goes Jack. I thought he's never gonna be able to keep up that pace. Running like it's a 50 yard sprint. Well, let me tell you. He kept up that pace. Two laps around the track. Sheer determination.
He came in 1st place.
Then he threw up.
But it was only a little bit and he did it in such a Cool Jack Ima Trackstar Rockstar way he wasn't even embarrassed.


Bruce is listening to The Omnivore's Dilemma while he drives to work everyday. Which means every morning at just about 10, I get a call and hear his Food Rant of the Day.

Chica, did you know that.... high fructose corn syrup
Chica, did you know that.... vegetarian ethics animal rights
Chica, did you know that.... food miles + ecologic footprint

He must have been humoring me for the last 3 years when the same rants were coming out of my mouth


At 8:50 this morning I walked out the door with my yoga mat strapped to my back all ready for class and realized the dog was gone.
Damn dog
So much for class
I called for him. I'm sure I looked and sounded like a lunatic on my front porch.
The lady across the street said I've been sitting out here a while and I haven't seen him.

I text Shannon

walking out the door all ready for class and realize the dog is missing. Kids left the gate open. Shoot me
who is this? God Bless
It's michelle. Aye aye aye
michelle who? God Bless
The crazy michelle. Mia's mom. Do I have the wrong #?
I think so lol God Bless
Sorry! Have a good day
lol u2 text me anytime u sound like a nice person God Bless

At about 9:20 Dumbass Dusty came trotting up the sidewalk. So glad he didn't get squished like a grape. God Bless


So the antibiotics took care of my bloody marshmallow sore throat, but gave me a lovely yeast infection. TMI? just keeping it real
Anyhoo. The other day Mia and I were on our way to the health food store and I said honey remind me I need soy creamer for coffee and stuff for yeast.
yeast? what's yeast?
So I have a bonding moment with my daughter and explain, in a completely age appropriate way, yeast infections. charming
mommy. I can't remember that word. It's a weird word. tell me about it
OK honey. Just remind me that I need stuff for my vagina and stuff for my coffee.
I figured she'd remember THAT.
And she did.


Happy Happy Friday!


  1. Aw -- I love this post, the whole shebang. Is that a word? It fits, no?

  2. LOL! I'm so glad your son won that race. I know he was proud. Sorry about the yeast infection, though. I get one every time I take antibiotics. I just make the doc give me a prescription for Diflucan, too, when putting me on antibiotics. One pill does the job!

  3. This is a great post. Love you. Happy Friday!

  4. Ha! The text exchange is gold! I'm glad the dog was ok too :-)

    Happy FF!

  5. I spend half my time wishing my dogs would DIE and half my time keeping them inside the gate so they won't.
    I'm so proud of Jack.
    Good morning, dear Michelle!

  6. Hi Michelle,
    When ya feel the yeast situation coming on, just swallow a couple capsules of acidolphilus. Happy Friday!

  7. We all have days like that, don't we? Yoghurt, yoghurt, yoghurt. As good eating as to use for vaginal applications of it while having a yeast infection. It worked the first time I tried because I had a wise and gentle woman doctor who told me she used it herself. Haven't gotten one in years - thank you Quan Yin - but if I did I sure would be running to Whole Foods for some Liberte that happens to be our favorite yoghurt anyway. Have a great weekend.

  8. God bless.

    Sorry. Couldn't help myself.

    Oldest says, "Vaginas are hilarious." He's right.

  9. All good shopping lists should include a little something for the vagina.

  10. "Stuff for my vagina" rocks.

    Way to go, Jack!

    God Bless. :)

  11. I would have so loved to be in the room when she reminded you that you needed something for your vagina. Because that's just too funny!

    I mention you today........in my blog....but it's not up yet...but will be soon

  12. As long as you don't mix the two up, you're good (creamer and Monostat, haha).

    Yea for Speedy!!! :)

    I'd better not read that book; I like my artificial ingredients and whatnot (just kidding.)

    Have a great weekend!!

  13. oh my gosh, you always make me laugh. i love the way you retell things. yay jack.
    that texting with the god bless stranger was so funny. so glad doggie came back.
    you're the best in a million ways.

  14. Dogs always take off at the most inappropriate times!

    Visiting from Friday Frags...

    Have a great weekend!

  15. Oh Dusty... what is it with dogs and making a break for it?

    Yay Jack!!!

  16. That is all any of us need, isnt it??????????? Stuff for our coffee and stuff for our vagina!!!!!! I LOVE IT! I LOVE YOU! I want that to be the new name of my blog!

  17. You've been quoted!



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