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I am a full-time mama with a passion for writing and talking to fascinating people. I live in a one horse town with a Cowboy and my son. Thank Lord for cyberspace! I lived a colourful life in Sydney for a number of years. Working in advertising and journalism for FPC and the Sydney Morning Herald. During my time in Sydney I competed in a Dragon Boat race, choreographed a dragshow, used the Share Accomodation advertisements as a way to meet men and was told by Noiseworks frontrunner Jon Stevens that I was a bitch! Then came the decision to move back to country for 3 months to help out my Father with newspaper business while he was having treatment. Convinced I was a city girl I was caught by surprise when I fell in love with a farmer (and no, he didn't want a wife... still doesn't it seems!) convinced him that we needed to see the world, popped off to Vietnam to teach english in Saigon - before realising that the "food" in Nam didn't agree with me... turned out to be Monte - my son who is now with the Cowboy and I back in country NSW! I am in a wonderful stage of my life where I am focusing on the things that really make me tick. Including writing these chronicles.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

I nailed it!




Never had them
Never wnted them
Now I have big french oooh la la ones
I can't type
I can't slip my shoes on
I can't press the seat belt button to
get Monte out of the car
I can't pick my nose on the sly
I can't get a little thing out of my eye
I can make impressive tap tap sounds when I am waiting
I can gesticulate
over the top
and put my hands in subtle
slightly glamorous poses
on my face when I am talking to someone
and trying to act interested in what they are saying
but secretly wondering
are they admiring my nails?



4 comments:

  1. hahaha - I used to have gel nails, can totally relate - wait til you scratch your ass in your sleep and wake up on the ceiling!!

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  2. you will love 'em and hate 'em all at once. Especially when one drops off and you fingers don't match anymore.

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  3. I go through stages with nails. I'm on the "off" stage right now.

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  4. they drive me NUTS! Good luck! lol

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