Tuesday, December 7, 2010


Hey ya'll.

There's been a whole lot to post about, but honestly I think I'm just in shock.  Nothing serious, just sort of the impending holiday ADHD overwhelmed kind of shock.  I cannot concentrate long enough when I'm sitting still to make any of it sound interesting or coherent even.  But I figured if I didn't at least throw something up here, ya'll would abandon me for sure.  That would be sad.

Ok, so here's the insanity report:

Harley is as cute as ever.  His party went great.  He is now 5.  He told me yesterday as we were dining on egg sandwiches at Borders (3.50 for egg, spinach and cheese sand... Deal of the century!), he says,
"Mom, I have a hypothesis.  I think I'm going to LOVE Kindergarten!"
God I love this kid.

My hub is having hernia surgery today.  It's outpatient.  It's supposed to be no big deal, but you never know.  You just don't.

We acquired a litter of baby mice over the Thanksgiving holiday.  Our cat killed the mama.  Then, one by one, the babies were getting caught.  As this happened over the course of a 24 hour period we were quite astounded and humored.  Each one was discovered before kitty could put the fear of death into them... well, except one.  I think she punctured it and we didn't know about it.  He/she died after a few days.  Anyway, the hub was really patient with me waking him in the middle of the night to go catch yet another "customer", as we affectionately refer to them.  I have been meaning to call St. Francis to see if they'll take them as I just cannot bear to set them out in the cold.  I know they belong there, but still.  I want someone else to do it!  They are cute as the dickens!  They are really tiny and gray with big ears and eyes.  Very sweet.  I have to mention for those of you who do not know, my cat has only three legs.  I find it incredible that she can hunt so well.  Better in fact than when she had all four.  Life is weird.

My nephew and his wife got into a bad car accident.  They are ok, but her grandma was in the back seat and she died.  This is very sad for us all.  Grandma was very sweet, and it's all really tragic.

I'm looking for work as my feet have been dragging through the process of "building my business"  It's so odd to me, because when I worked at a bar, I had NO problem with the marketing and promotion thing... it was just like inviting everyone to a huge party where you are the hostess and you know it will be great because there are endless supplies of yummy food and libations and and fun people and fine music... but this whole encouraging people to spend money on my services, sans alcohol, sans music, sans food, sans any props at all?  Well, that just don't seem right.  I'm clearly not as interesting or confident as when there is booze involved.  Is anyone?  I'm pretty confident about my bar tending skills, but I'm too old for that shit.  I am.

Well, I have to go now.  The Cat in the Hat Knows a lot About THAT is coming on.


Ms. Moon said...

You still have the mice? Oh Mindy.
Call me if you need help with your man. I didn't know he was getting surgery today.

Steph(anie) said...

We have a mouse/mice now too. They give me the heeby jeebies.

I wish your man good luck and a swift recovery.

white rabbit said...

Harley is 5 and has a hypothesis???


Watch out!

wv: spight

JoJo said...

Aw sweet little mice friends!

Harley used hypothesis correctly in a sentence? At 5? I foresee him skipping ahead a grade!

Hope your hubby makes a full recovery from his surgery. I'm so sorry to hear about your nephew's accident. How awful for them. :(

Petit fleur said...

Ms Moon,
Yep, still have the meeses. They are super cute, but I think they'll be going to St. Francis tomorrow.

Yea, if they crawl ON me then I get weird, but I like to look at them.
Surgery went well, but we had to wait all day for him to pee. Apparently, they don't let you go till you do.

You have no idea.

Yes, he is a genius. I wish I'd followed him around with a tape recorder from about 2 years on... seriously. I can't even remember all the amazingly cool stuff he's said and done. The interesting part is, it's not all intellectual, there is a whole lot of unexplainable spiritual type knowledge that he articulates that just leaves me slack jawed.

Meeses are dang cute. If they'd stay still I'd post a photo.

RE the accident. Sometimes all a body can do is bake and pray. That's what I'll be doing. sigh.

Thanks all. xo pf

Steph(anie) said...

Pee and fart, in my case :)

Photocat said...

Time for the black cloud over your house to move on now... A 3 legged good hunter, orphan mice, a passed away granny, not in order of importance - You need a break!