Friday, September 12, 2008

Comment of the week

A blogless, but otherwise highly intelligent person, emailed me this week to point out that not only was I muddling one week with another, but additionally, I was muddling one blog with several others. I plead guilty on both counts. However, it did prompt another stunningly brilliant idea! Why not give the award on each blog? Far less confusing, well for me at least.

Hence this post is repeated on "alien" and "Sandwich" but with different awardees. http://letitbeautism.blogspot.com/

{Don't want you to have to wade through this more than once, just skip to the end.}

Another brilliant person "mit blog" castigated me [in the nicest possible way!] for my neglect of the "Hub," which once again I need to ‘fes up to,’ as we Americans are wont to say. I’m lucky if I mange to read through the first two or three postings in the list and since my intelligence quotient is at an all time low, I rarely comment either. Ooo the irony.

Since I am now on a confessional streak, I would also admit that I have spent time on the "photo blogs" for several reasons. Firstly I like "piccies." I am a very visual person.

Secondly, it is far easier to choose a "picture" and post it, than it is to write intelligently. Whilst I continue to take daily notes on our doings, it is hard work to channel that material into something worth reading. There again, if your enjoy reading schedules and lists who am I to criticize. Just think of it as my attempt at quality control.

The photo blogs also have the advantage of a thoroughly international flavour. This means that I can convince myself that instead of embalming my brain, I am really learning to be a linguist. This is sure to come in handy in the future when I travel round the world. I shall be able to say ‘post comment, email, URL, spam filter, preview and post,’ in every language in the world.

In my defense, all I can say is that I promise to try to do better soonishly.



I still struggle to juggle!

Sad to say that Ricky has had to go as he was crashing everyone's computer. [some kind of bug] Hence this rather dull replacement. I shall try and spend some time removing Ricky's bugs from all my sites. Humble Apologies







[Inspired by "Scribbit."]

This week's award goes to "Patois" at "Whee all the way home" for her comment on the post "below" where she writes as follows:-

'Soon, very soon, it will be too cold to enjoy that water, water everywhere. Oh, wait, they're kids. It's never too cold."

Kids! They're all alike.

Cheers dears

6 comments:

tut-tut said...

Maddy, you've got a lot to juggle!

Niksmom said...

LOL at the idea of someone criticizing you; I'm constantly amazed at all you get done AND find time for multiple blogs!

Me? I simply lay down and surrender when I can't think straight. At least you plod through with photos! As a former Brit co-worker used to say to me, "Good on you! Good on you!"

DJ Kirkby said...

Hi
Did you know tha tthe link on your profile pic does not take me through to here? I got here 'cos I ahve saved this link in my blog roll...Luckily.

ORICCHETTI said...

I love your sense of humor in your profile! And of couse your page is amazing, taking account, you have many children to take care of!

If you dont have any thing better to do, and you find a little time see my page is about mexican food made at home
(I speak read and write a little English)

CHEERS! CONGRATULATIONS!

Patois said...

Well, thank you. And whilst I am thanking you, I need to point out that my children went swimming again yesterday. Maniacs, the lot of them.

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