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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Blue

Me Right Now
Just got in from the girls piano concert. Both had a wee case of the nerves today and their fingers slipped a bit. However they did spendidily anyway considering they had a busy week and not much prep time-- being in Banff and then everyone being ill with the upper/lower respiratory virus that lasts ten + days and make one feel so very exhausted. It must be that my lungs are compromised for oxygen with all that junk in them because after I go out on the town for a few hours (shopping , etc.) I am ready to collapse in bed for the rest of the day. However, today I feel better than I have since this bug started so all is looking up!
After the concert the girls and I went to Chapters/Starbucks for hot choco (Americano for me).
Heavy into editing my novel and doing my thesis study. I only have 2 weeks left of my study. Then the analyzing results and a write up! I need 2 peers to read my research to see if I have accurately portrayed the study so I am looking at you Horace and God knows who else? How many humans know a thing about Stuffy/Fluffy identity on facebook?
My girls are outside in the dark and snow playing away. They LOVE the snow as much as I don't. Pip is the only daughter of mine that has agreed to try living with me in my Equatorial winter home for 4 months a year. The big girls have said no. And believe it or not, I believe the idea is not too far off. My novel is good. I have worked so hard on it and I think this may be the time it is finally ready. The protagonist is based on a young me and I find a lot of strength when I write about her. It is like I have a friend, fighting it out through life beside me.
PS I have an issue with my eyebrows. They are low against my eyes (they always have been like this). Yet I am terrified to pluck them because they are actually blonde and it is the thickness of them that makes them noticable. They photograph darker than they are because I've left them thick. If I pluck them, you'll hardly be able to see them at all. Should I leave them or do they really need to be thinner?
PS #2 I know I'm not as amazing and wow as a Grizzly Bear but I do hope I get a comment anyway!  

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3 Comments:

Blogger Sandra said...

Wow! What an onerous predicament. Those furry eyebrows!

November 22, 2010 at 9:24 AM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

No fair! I guess I had it coing to me though...
Never ask a dumb question!

November 22, 2010 at 9:41 AM  
Blogger Sandra said...

You could always pluck them and them darken them a bit with an eyebrow pencil

November 22, 2010 at 4:39 PM  

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