Pretty: climbing roses. Of course, they have nothing to climb so they’re just spreading all over. This is the bush we accidentally split when we were trying to move it. The other half didn’t make it, but this half is super-happy. (Oh wait, this section is Pretty. It’s super-pretty.)
Happy: My almost-nine year-old got her ears pierced this week. Three times a day she tells me how she cleans her ears. In. Excruciating. Detail.
Funny: While she was in the chair, the boys waited outside– until they heard screaming [they said] and then they came running in to see what was happening. [Nothing was happening. The Claire’s girl was selling a pair of earrings to someone else. I have no idea who screamed.]
Real: Here is a huge pile of stuff we’re giving away. I can’t believe how much stuff we have. Sad. My college friend Stacy told me once that one of her high school teachers loved the phrase, “Ostentatious Display of Bourgeois Decadence.” I think this qualifies.
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