Saturday, January 24, 2009

7 quick take.



Pop over to Jen at Conversion Diary for more quick 7.

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This week school starts. As a teacher, Steve started work on Thursday. This year we have 2 at our local State school, 2 at our local Catholic school and 2 in home school. Sam and Madeline start on Tuesday (State school). Daniel and Brigette start on Wednesday (Catholic school). Tom and Amelia will start on Wednesday too.

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On Friday Tom, Amelia and I will have a day trip to Adelaide. We are going on the One and All with other home schooling families. I am looking forward to going on the ship but it will be a long day.

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This Monday Steve and I celebrate 18 years of marriage. We still haven't worked out what we will do to celebrate. Any suggestions welcome in the comment box.

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I didn't do our oamc over the Christmas holidays. I was going to do a big bake today but have decided to wait till next fortnight. I still have other things I want to finish off before school starts on Wednesday so for this fortnight we will cook each day.

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When I was in my teens I read a lot of Agatha Christie books. Anyone who has read her books would know Hercule Poirot. He had an obsession with things being symmetrical. I think he would have liked my new template because it is more symmetrical than my other one. Last night I spent a bit of time adding in new blogs to my blog roll and changing the layout so that it shows me when someone has updated their blog. I noticed that the left column was quite a bit longer than the right column so spent a bit of time making them equal. It made me think of Hurcule Poirot.

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Speaking of adding in blogs, if you want me to link to your blog, just let me know and I will add you in. Also if I have put some of you in the wrong list, let me know and I will change you.

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This Monday is Australia Day. We have a public holiday. We were married on Australia day because both Steve and I had family interstate and we thought that a long weekend would give them more chance to get over here. I didn't realize though when we were married how much I would appreciate celebrating on a public holiday. We are always all together as a family.
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