ZebraBelly’s knitpicks order arrived! I’m up for a night of knitting and the Lost Panel @ Comic Con!
9:06 PM Jul 25th from web
ZebraBelly loves her new needles. They are so speedy! And the yarn. Cannot stop looking at the yarn. Might actually marry the yarn.
11:10 PM Jul 28th from web
ZebraBelly Is having a picnic under a fig tree next to the carousel. ❤
12:51 PM Jul 29th from mobile web
ZebraBelly is sewing patches onto a Camp Fire vest. 3 down, only 10 to go. Frack.
9:37 PM Jul 29th from web
Margie just snatched a book of Poe from my hands and ran off to read The Raven. I hope that's OK.
12:47 PM Jul 30th from web
Batman is joining my son's soccer class today.
3:43 PM Jul 30th from mobile web
ZebraBelly is having my head crushed by Elliott. And vice versa. Yay for 4yo's who dig Kids in the Hall!
7:14 PM Jul 30th from web
Happy birthday, Harry Potter!!
8:44 AM Jul 31st from web
Today: no ice for my breakfast shake, no milk for cereal, no cream for coffee. I have been defeated.
9:00 AM Jul 31st from web
ZebraBelly is going to marry this couscous salad. Don't worry, it's legal in Hawaii.
4:40 PM Jul 31st from web
ZebraBelly is going to make some frakking magic shell. Yes, yes, I am.
6:16 PM Jul 31st from web
OMFB it TASTES LIKE Magic Shell!
6:36 PM Jul 31st from web
And OMG it WORKS like Magic Shell! My life is FOREVER transformed.
8:31 PM Jul 31st from web
I dreamed I saw Madonna and her 5 identical daughters dressed all 80's on the teeny carousel outside of WalMart. It was SO.DAMN.CUTE.
8:07 AM Aug 1st from web
After that I saw @NathanFillion but in my dream he was played by Jason Bateman.
8:08 AM Aug 1st from web
ZebraBelly is not in the mood for stupid people.
12:29 PM Aug 1st from mobile web
ZebraBelly just saw a pink car. Now I have to make a wish and keep my fingers crossed until I see a dog.
1:37 PM Aug 1st from mobile web
Upon being told Elliott must taste broccoli: “That’s not the rule. That’s a bull SHIT.”
5:59 PM Aug 3rd from web
ZebraBelly just finished a morning step class with Severus Snape.
7:36 AM Aug 4th from web
Dear Weather, please stop it with the hot now. Thank you. Sincerely, Me.
2:55 PM Aug 4th from web
Another cute thing my son said this week: “The crickets are making music for us.”
4:10 PM Aug 4th from web
And he misread “Love your Mother Earth” as “Love your Monster Earth” which IMO is actually better in a lot of ways.
4:11 PM Aug 4th from web
ZebraBelly is being decorated head to toe in crochet chains
9:26 AM Aug 5th from web
I have the world’s largest zit on my cheek. In the very same spot that Tutankhamun had a scar and Lord Carnarvon had a mosquito bite. Fate?
12:07 PM Aug 5th from web
ZebraBelly has ENERGY today. It feels so good.
2:54 PM Aug 5th from web
ZebraBelly is knitting fancy stuff and ROCKING at it.
10:30 AM Aug 6th from web
If you happened to be in the Eastlake Borders today- I know nothing about any screaming 4 year olds.
1:47 PM Aug 8th from mobile web
ZebraBelly impressed the lady at Starbucks by singing along with Anything Goes. Thank you, Main Attraction.
4:49 PM Aug 8th from web
ZebraBelly turned the heel. And so far so good. Unless I’m wrong and it’s actually going quite badly.
1:15 PM Aug 9th from web
Tonight at the park, Elliott: “Margie I don’t LIKE that!” “But you look so CUTE when you are sad!”
9:34 PM Aug 9th from web
Elliott swears up and down that left is right and right is wrong.
5:41 PM Aug 10th from web
I really wish I could transcribe Margies tantrum for you. It’s too good to miss. But every time I get out the video camera, she stops. Huh.
6:17 PM Aug 10th from web
E just walked in the room and announced, “What a great stink!” Funny… I don’t smell anything…
8:05 PM Aug 11th from web
I think that when a laptop cord starts sparking it’s time to stop using it.
8:45 AM Aug 12th from mobile web
Why is it that I can get a new power cord which retails for $70 for only $10 on ebay? Do I want the answer?
10:51 AM Aug 12th from mobile web
Damn, Uterus! I thought u were on my side. Ow.
12:53 PM Aug 12th from mobile web
Elliott: “Margie stop singing, I’m trying to get some sleep.”
1:29 PM Aug 14th from mobile web
Margie, when E ignored her: “He’s like, ‘whoa, that blends my mind!'”
1:30 PM Aug 14th from mobile web
ZebraBelly just watched Whale Rider w/ M. E declared, “It’s not scary-it’s cute!”
7:22 PM Aug 14th from mobile web
last night- I kid u not- Elliott asked Alex on the phone to come home and pull up his underwear. Lazy kid.
12:15 PM Aug 15th from mobile web
Spent some time today with the kids observing and then researching a gray hairstreak butterfly. They named him “Kitty”
10:16 PM Aug 16th from web
I love my kids. I love my kids. I love my kids. I love my kids. I swear. I love my kids.
3:24 PM Aug 17th from web
Dear Jelly Belly: no fair putting Everyflavor Beans in your Belly Flops.
10:27 PM Aug 17th from web
ZebraBelly just became Flickr-friends with The White House. Expects dinner invitation any day now.
3:48 PM Aug 18th from web
Listening to Radio Head’s Creep on Pandora has a lot more cuss words than it does on the radio.
3:03 PM Aug 19th from web
Dare me to wear pajamas to acupuncture tonight?
4:42 PM Aug 19th from web
ZebraBelly is being rickrolled in the grocery store.
10:40 AM Aug 20th from mobile web
OMG @TheBlogess left me a comment on my blog! I’m going to save it and sell it on Antiques Roadshow in 50 years.
4:49 PM Aug 21st from web
I know I’m a grown-up, but I can’t put this Richard Peck novel down!
10:17 PM Aug 21st from web
Elliott is getting down to Sade here in The Bagel Bar. He’s feeling the music, man.
10:56 AM Aug 22nd from mobile web
My sinuses tell me it’s a Santa Ana. The Thunderheads tell me otherwise. Who to believe?
11:41 PM Aug 22nd from web
ZebraBelly has a Linkin Park song stuck in my head. Don’t judge.
11:44 AM Aug 23rd from web
ZebraBelly is about to watch District 9!
2:14 PM Aug 23rd from mobile web
ZebraBelly dreamed of aliens and knitting socks. Apparently my brain was just re-playing Sunday for me.
8:39 AM Aug 24th from web
THERE WAS A MOTHERFUCKING WORM IN MY FUCKING PISTACIO. FUCK.
9:47 PM Aug 24th from mobile web
Nothing unites Facebook like a worm in a pistachio.
7:24 AM Aug 25th from web
ZebraBelly is now a proud member of the Ruben H Fleet Science Center!
11:12 AM Aug 25th from mobile web
One thing that’s not as bad as a worm in a pistachio but is still bad is when the pistachios aren’t even open. It’s like nature’s “fuck you”
10:45 PM Aug 25th from web
Oh man, it was gettin kind of lord of the flies here at the playground at Chik Fil A. Had to lay the smack down on other peoples kids.
1:20 PM Aug 26th from mobile web
Honestly – and I know this is the unpopular opinion – but I really prefer humidity. This dryness is KILLING me.
9:43 PM Aug 26th from web
ZebraBelly thinks she might stab herself in the face to relieve some of the sinus pressure.
7:56 AM Aug 27th from web
Elliott, while going pee, lets out a pitiful moan. When asked what is wrong, he replied, “My farrrrt STIIIINKS!”
3:12 PM Aug 27th from web
My husband has PMS.
8:05 PM Aug 27th from web
ZebraBelly is giving her sock-in-progress the silent treatment. It deserves it.
about 24 hours ago from web
ZebraBelly’s kids are watching old Cure videos.
about 11 hours ago from web
Margie: Why would you jump someone else’s train? I don’t really think that’s funny.
about 11 hours ago from web
Margie, about Robert Smith: But he is kind of creepy-looking, right? *disowned*
about 10 hours ago from web
Woohoo! Humidity is up to 30%! I think my sinuses have committed suicide.
about 4 hours ago from web