April 11 08

…sometimes i act all lemming-ish. since i wasn’t the first one to do this. she did it. so did she. and her too.

…it helps to buy and have an umbrella before the torrential rainstorm.  (i’m. so. wet. right. now.)

…i cannot say no.

…the first signs of spring are wonderful for the soul, but terrible for the wardrobe.

…it’s sad when the hardest parts of your day are putting your bra on and putting your contacts in. bloody tendinitis.

…James eating a bat is hilarious.

…explaining to sweatpantsmom that James is, in fact, on Survivor and not my son is more hilarious.

…standing in Shopper’s Drug Mart, trying to decide if you should buy the zantac or the pregnancy test is an interesting pickle. (mmm…pickle) and it’s probably a good idea not to share this news with your husband. while he’s at work. in a meeting. and it’s even better not to follow up with an email saying that you really want to eat a hot dog…even though you can’t remember the last time you had one.

…it’s also best to tell your readers that you bought the zantac. and you are not pregnant. BLESS YOU, MIRENA!

…i am a creature of habit and will continue to frequent Tim Horton’s every morning even though i’ve won jack shit from the roll up the rim to win contest

…puppetry of the penis is hilarious.

…the Heffalump movie gets really old, really fast. how come toddlers can’t figure that out??…there’s no shame in pulling out the old school new kids on the block. well, there’s not too much shame in it.

what have you learned this week??

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  1. I learned that if you wait until 3 weeks AFTER Easter to buy Easter flowers, that the flower stand people don’t want them anymore and you can get them for $2.50 each, NO MATTER HOW BIG THE POT IS, and thus how many bulbs are in them.

    JMC’s last blog post..Let’s go bat for the other team, Michelle!!

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    Comment by JMC on April 11, 2008
  2. That our obligatory marriage prep course doesn’t prepare you for marriage at all….but knowing each other since 1996 and dating for the last 7 years does!

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    Comment by Steph on April 11, 2008
  3. That toddlers, white chairs, and chocolate are just a terrible, terrible, combination.

    metalia’s last blog post..It Couldn’t Be Any Worse Than Anything Michael Bay Has Come Up With (IMPORTANT UPDATES ADDED)

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  4. That when your heart starts to feel funny from the amount of coffee you drink it’s time to cut back. A little.

    hillary’s last blog post..Like A Hero Or A Champion You Are The Best You’re The Best

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    Comment by hillary on April 11, 2008
  5. Also, just because you put your puppy in puppy school doesn’t mean that she will become well-behaved or stop being a total asshole.

    hillary’s last blog post..Like A Hero Or A Champion You Are The Best You’re The Best

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  6. I learned that a toddlers favourite toy can and WILL go missing at the most inopportune times. LOL

    sam’s last blog post..I’m the One With Tissue Under My Arms Trying to Conceal My Nervous Sweating

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    Comment by sam on April 11, 2008
  7. I’ve re-learned that it sucks living in a cold climate and I’m glad I live in the ATL.

    I’ve also learned that a 3 year old only want to ski for 10 minutes, even though it takes 30 minutes to get all dressed up.

    Cristan’s last blog post..On vacation, in the library

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  8. love the spring wardrobe comment. this week i have learnrd that my pre-natal fat jeans fit. oh happy day!

    kgirl’s last blog post..Eat Me

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  9. That a three-year-old, a bouncy rubber ball, and a glass light bulb cover don’t play well together.

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    Comment by AJ on April 11, 2008
  10. Subsequently, glass doesn’t wash out of long hair very easily.

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    Comment by AJ on April 11, 2008
  11. I learned nothing. I never learn. I continue to buy chais even though they make me feel like shit. And, see how I don’t learn: sometimes I even have two in one day.

    Haley-O’s last blog post..Will Pee for Check Marks (With Button), and The Many Faces of Minden Exhibition

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  12. …that Northern Ontario is a complete different world.

    …that turning 30 sucks but is really not that big of a deal really. Phewf!

    lamberrymer’s last blog post..30

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    Comment by lamberrymer on April 11, 2008
  13. Boy, was I relieved.

    sweatpantsmom’s last blog post..Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This

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  14. I’ve learned that America is stupid when it comes to who to vote off of American Idol.

    I’ve also learned that going to lunch at a Mexican grocery store and watching Spanish soap operas is a fabulous way to spend a lunch hour!

    Kristabella’s last blog post..Another Post Where I Talk About My Teeth

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  15. That speaking the truth in love can kick you in the ass.

    Sigh.

    Angella’s last blog post..Camera Bags And Photography Links

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  16. Thanks for dropping by my blog and saying hello!

    This week I learned that I can just about admit to anything – my deepest secrets – and still get lots of love and support. Pretty big lesson. Though I think I like you’re penis puppetry lesson better.

    Karl’s last blog post..100 Things About Karl, Part Three

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  17. That I desperately need a new job.

    And that I am so excited about BlogHer!

    slynnro’s last blog post..Scenes From a Vacation: “Holy Fuck, I Can’t Believe I am Married to This” Edition

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  18. I’ve BEEN knowing I can’t say no and outside of being trained at a new job, I have learned nothing of any importance.

    Next week, I think I should work on learning to say no. No no no! :D

    mary’s last blog post..I don’t like Mondays. Or Tuesdays.

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    Comment by mary on April 11, 2008
  19. um, this is embarrassing, but you forgot me:

    http://ijustworkhere-punchanel.....-week.html

    and i haven’t rolled a damned winning rim since we last discussed timmies. p.s. there was a price increase… nice.

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    Comment by punchanella on April 11, 2008
  20. I have learnt that strangers can be incredibly helpful. I have also learnt that I need to wait longer.

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    Comment by Keri on April 11, 2008
  21. I learnt that trolling the comments of the Blogess would lead me to some cool blogs. And cause lots of pain in my hands from all the commenting… and me to drain a whole bottle of wine. What better way to spend a Saturday night (yes Sat night, I am in Australia so waaaaaay ahead of you guys)

    Kelley’s last blog post..Pull my finger.

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    Comment by Kelley on April 12, 2008
  22. I have learned that I should be reading you more often. Yuse is funny!

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    Comment by crazymumma on April 12, 2008
  23. i can love a child dearly, even in the same moments that i REALLY do not like that child. like when he slaps me in the face. talk about a painful lesson.

    Lara’s last blog post..More of Your Questions Answered

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  24. I feel like such a loser! I haven’t learned squat this week….

    tracey’s last blog post..Junior Prom…

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  25. well i learned that you still worry big time the first time your child has a first time experience.even when said child is 17 and going to his first house party.is it wrong to tell your 17 year old to phone and give you the phone number when he gets there?or to tell him that if he drinks stupid stuff will he do? or that if he drinks alcohol that he will feel sick tomorrow and you won’t feel sorry for him?

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  26. I learned that my feet must be wide and I keep buying the wrong shoes. That some days my kids don’t like me very much. And it is very, very hard to make friends when you get older.

    Connie’s last blog post..I need an iPhone!

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  27. AND? Are you pregnant?
    What did I learn this week? Uh, nothing I want to share, sadly.

    Rebecca’s last blog post..Ah, spring…

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    Comment by Rebecca on April 13, 2008
  28. I have learned that I should stop at 2 Bellinis at a certain blogger gathering.

    And what is with the damn Roll up the Rim contest, anyways? I think it’s a hoax.

    nomotherearth’s last blog post..Get Cool, Boy.

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  29. I learned that people eat bats (crazy people, anyway).

    And that it looks like it might be kinda greasy, like duck, maybe.

    Ainse’s last blog post..Why I love working from home.

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    Comment by Ainse on April 13, 2008
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