Thursday, January 08, 2009

12 first sentences

I found this on Dustbury this morning and he got it from Incurable Insomniac. Since they are both Oklahoma bloggers I enjoying reading and also admire I thought I'd just ya know....copy.


Go into your archives and post the first sentence from the first post you made
each month last year.
So here ya go - 2008 in 12 easy sentences....


January - "My dear friend, GoingLikeSixty has tagged me for what I can only think to call the "Were You a Snot-faced Spoiled Brat When You Were Growing Up?" meme." Turns out, I'm not as spoiled as Paris Hilton.

February - "Snow days are a lot more fun when you're in grade school." Because when you are a mom you're just stuck with a pile of wet laundry and that's all you can dwell on.

March - "I just made a batch of oatmeal raisin cookies from my Memaw's recipe." And I think I ate them all because no one else in my house likes raisins. One might consider that unfortunate, but one who considers it as such has never had my Memaw's oatmeal raisin cookies.

April - "Because apparently I am a big fat liar!" I'm really not. Opprobrious, do not try to use this against me in any way. It is not a confession or self-implication.

May - "No, I'm not talking about the horrendous wind that is blowing through Oklahoma today and threatening to blow us clean off the map." But anyone who was in Oklahoma in May TOTALLY knows what I was talking about.

June - "Why are my legs tired, you ask?" Not that you did. I was referring to the fact we had just spent multiple days running to and fro from house to cellar because my husband was suddenly tornado-paranoid.

July - "My children have discovered that a gigantic pile of dirt in the front yard is THE. BEST. TOY. EVER." Ah, every member of my family was enamored with the cellar and subsequent dirt pile - except me.

August - "Yesterday I met Cousin Courtney at her classroom so she could scare the bejeebies outta me show me around, familiarize me with her lessons plans (which are absolutely amazing, by the way) and give me a crash course in being a Kindergarten teacher." Oh look it was sweet, innocent me writing so flippantly about the Kindergarten experience from Hell before I knew it was going to be so....hellish.

September - "It's nearly 11 am on Labor Day and I've eaten a waffle, loaded the dishwasher, started a load of laundry and read seven blogs." I don't know why I felt the need to specify that it was a holiday - that's pretty much my every day. Except some days I don't eat a waffle - instead I eat a bagel. But only when I'm feeling especially wild.

October - "Yesterday morning I got the kids up and then stumbled up front to find coffee, crack or an electric generator to make me feel more human and less like the cranky, allergic fiend I had become." Be it known, I only found coffee.

November - "My youngest daughter, the not-quite-seven-year-old, just came up here into the dining room with a ponytail in her hair." Which was much less startling to find in her hair rather than, say.....a small mammal or something.

December - "Head on over to my Review blog to see the newest itty bitty giveaway." Gosh, that was bossy. It sounds like I should've followed that sentence with "or else".