Day Nine: Ugh

6 thoughts on “Day Nine: Ugh”

  1. Where was the computer when you did this?

    I am nine days late to wish you happy birthday, but it has felt like my own birthday having all nine posts (and the poem) to read at once!

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  2. Lucy! Thanks so much for the birthday wishes and sweet comment. I’ve been returning to your blog to stare at those photos of the French ABC book you posted – love them.

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  3. P.S. Lucy, I big-toe-typed that post on my iPad. I propped it up at a slant on two pillows, put my arms behind my back, and did the best I could. Touchscreen did make it easier, but my big toes are pretty big, and wow, it was slow going.

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  4. That. Is. So Wrong.

    Making me laugh so hard, that is.

    Day ten found us trying out a new neighborhood pupuseria. They had pupusas of a type called loroco, which neither I nor my Central American husband had heard of. The waitress said it was a flower of a vine, somewhat like squash flowers, which I quite enjoy. Said it was the best pupusa, a staple in her home country of El Salvador. As I had not yet done anything remotely new today, I ordered one and dug in with expectant gusto.

    Man, that was some nasty shit. When we returned home I googled loroco and it does indeed look like it could be healthy and tasty, but what I had today was tiny green flecks floating in a sea of grease and a very weird chewy cheese that made me gag.

    Oh well. If every day you try something new, sometimes you get a delicious pomegranate mojito and sometimes you get an inedible loroco pupusa.

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  5. I am laughing out loud, and hope that this exercise will help your nightmares go away. (See, you can still write!) You must have very long and agile toes!

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