"Life is too important to be taken seriously."

-Oscar Wilde

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Word of the day:

(die) Marotten.

Quirks. Or idiosyncrasies.

Rhymes with the German word for carrots. (No, not Möhren, the other word...) Bound to enhance my daily exchanges!

Monday, February 22, 2010

Cold rainy days ...

spent home from Kindergarten ... baking biscuits...

Monday, February 8, 2010


I'm going to Paris.

Paris, France... for 3 glorious days!

I shall eat escargots, wear a beret, and visit art galleries.

I will try to remember something (anything?) from my 3 years of high school French -where I didn't do German - because when, in my life, was I ever going to NEED GERMAN?????? (And besides which, the french class got to go to a French restaurant once a semester.)

Actually, I will only be doing those things for 1 day - because on the other 2 I'll be attending a conference... my first since motherhood descended all those (5) years ago...

I am excited and apprehensive in equal measure.

It has been a long time since I've been a delegate at a conference. There was a time (in the distant, far away past) when I use to speak at them quite regularly... I do not remember the person I was back then... but I'm hoping the next 3 days with old colleagues might remind me...
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