October Statistics

5 Nov

Lesson I also did not learn but promise to give some thought to: Even a small pieces of cake folded into a paper plate and put in pocketbook is as bad an idea as bananas in pocketbook. Also, chocolate frosting in your hair from your besmirched hairbrush is not a professional look.

Frankenstorms: 1

Hours of power lost: 6

Hours of Internet/TV lost: three days (human rights violation to the max)

Pages written for writing group: 19

Books read for reading group: 1 (Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet)

Blogposts on 135 Journals:21

Horrible Disease I still do not have: Breast cancer

Depressing Episodes about breast cancer I watched on Parenthood: 3

Factual errors: a bunch

Sympathy for character with breast cancer: Eh.

Least maternal statement uttered in public: “I feel like a mother turtle who laid her eggs, covered them up and said, ‘I’ve done everything I was supposed to do and to hell with the rest.”

Least maternal statement uttered in private: would fry readers’ eyeballs.

Useful information: the best vellum is made from calves in utero. (Thank you, Stephen Greenblatt, author of Swerve).

Contests entered: 1 (Tall Tales contest).

Strange Jungian events attended involving dancing around with your eyes closed: 1

Advice from husband heeded only intermittently: “When in doubt, there IS nutella on your face, so wipe it off.”

Most miles ridden by husband as a Rondenneur in one day on bike: 125

Steps walked in October: 319,659. (Average per day: 10,632)

Lost:  the last 3 CDs of the book Sophie’s World (library book on CD).

Writing Prompt: So how was YOUR October?

 

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4 Responses to “October Statistics”

  1. Tracey West Hancock November 5, 2012 at 9:35 pm #

    I can relate to your chocolate/Nutella incidents. A few months ago I was convinced I had another melanoma but it was only some stray chocolate.

    • alexandrahh13 November 6, 2012 at 1:44 am #

      Now that’s what I call excellent diagnostic skillz.

  2. H :) November 5, 2012 at 10:05 pm #

    I love you.

    • alexandrahh13 November 6, 2012 at 1:43 am #

      Is that you, my friend halfway through her first term at Hogwarts? The feeling is mutual.

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