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    The To Do List: Part 2

    It’s Friday. Or as some people insist on writing, “Fri-YAY!” I am not feeling ‘yay’ about today. In fact, if today had a sound it would be more of a ‘meh,’ or an ‘argh,’ or even just a heavy, deeply frustrated sigh. ┬áIf the past two weeks were being summarized by an action, it would be that of a dog turning around and around and around in an effort to get comfortable. I am still not comfortable. We’re still not fully unpacked from our move, my days seem to consist of lifting alternating kittens off the table, and my mattress has been trying to stab me in the night with…

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    Tangled

    Before I get to today’s more light-hearted post, I would just like to say thank you to everyone who read and/or commented on my last post. I was worried about people’s reactions, but everyone was thoughtful and kind. I was really touched by how people took the time and read and comment, even if they didn’t entirely agree. I know it’s a tricky subject. So thanks. Thanks for being great people. Back to more frivolous, Fridayish thoughts… I am terrible at maths. TERRIBLE. Numbers make no sense to me. I have an extremely short memory when it comes to maths. If you teach me a formula I will learn it. If…

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    It’s Friday, I’m in Love

    It’s Friday! I hope you’ve got some epic plans lined up for the weekend, and by epic I mean I hope there’s a considerable amount of downtime, preferably involving some pet interaction, maybe some cake consumption, possibly a cocktail or two… It’s the weekend! There are no rules. If you want to scatter jumbo marshmallows across your carpet and then lie down and make marshmallow-angels while laughing maniacally, you can do that! You’re an adult. No-one can stop you now. Just don’t eat them afterwards. Do you even remember how long it’s been since you cleaned your carpet? Anyway. Recently, two very nice things happened. One was that I somehow…