Monday, September 24, 2007

Where have you been?

No less than 3 loyal readers have asked me some variation of this question this weekend. Of course, 2 of them also followed it up with complaints about my last post - 'serious doesn't suit you', 'don't think too much, you'll hurt your little brain' - but I'm an expert selective listener, so that's just background noise to me.

What's important to remember is that they were clamouring - literally begging - for my next post. I have them enthralled! Ooh, the power! I hope it doesn't go to my head! :-D

Sorry, I'm being ridiculous, but last week has been one of those tiring weeks that you can't legitimately complain about because it's no big deal, and you know it, but you still want sympathy and no one will give it to you. Because it really is no big deal. But still...

For most of the last week, Moppet has had a cough and a stuffy nose that's been keeping her up at night. But does the silly creature sleep during the day to make up for the sleepless nights - hers and mine? Of course not, that would make my life too easy, and we most certainly can't have that. Oh no! She insists on gluing her little butt to my lap and whining and cranking and generally using me as a giant snot-wipe.

She is much better now, as she should be, seeing as she has been determinedly transferring her germs to me all week. And with Aunt Flo making a particularly ill-timed visit, let's just say that I'm not going to win any congeniality contests even if the only other participant is a female grizzly bear.

So anyway, this post is just to tell you that yes, all is quite ok, and no, the last post where I actually had to think did not overload my brain, and yes, there will be more posts, and no, they are not likely to be very serious ones. Happy?

11 comments:

utbtkids said...

Awww, you are out of your serious mode already???! There I was typing and retyping my comments in a word document and looks like you ahev already moved past it!

Poppins said...

Yes very very happy. And although I didn't ping you about it, yes serious stuff does not suit you. Let's keep that to the chats shall we ? :)
Just kidding. Love to the moppet, hope she's ok now.

Moppet's Mom said...

Utbtkids: What? No! Pls to comment - I could do with a studied opinion from thinking folks like you...

Poppins: Yah! :-p
And little miss snotbucket is mostly ok now, thanks for asking.

timepass said...

Count me among the readers refreshing ur page frequently to see if u have updated ur blog...Hope moppet has recovered well now

Just Like That said...

Was starting to wonder if all was indeed well... see things are as well as can be in a household with a toddler who's recently started school.:-)

Too bad about your lap and her butt being glued together.:-D Fevicol? Or a lesser col? Hope both of you get well and unglued and onto mischief soon- for her to do and you to relate, in case you thought otherwise.;-)

Suki said...

I've been worried too.. but well, I tend to allow bloggers their time. :D.

Your last post has actually left me hoping for more along those lines. From your sense of humour, you seem like a very level-headed person, and I was curious to hear more from you on some serious issues. Trust me, you didn't disappoint! :D.

Hope you and Moppet are both doing okay... and that Moppet's papa hasn't caught the cold either!

Tharini said...

yes happy. Good to hear she's doing better and I know YOU're doing better when you called her Ms. Snotbucket.

ANd for what its worth....I enjoy serious posts from you too. In fact, I enjoy all kinds from you because you're such a versatile writer. Take care and keep updating like crazy!

mnamma said...

We sure missed you! The 'serious' post was very thought provoking but it had your trademark humor missing in it, which I think we have all started to take for granted in your posts! Keep the posts going! Hope Moppet is back to normal by now!

Mystic Margarita said...

Missed you, Moppet's Mom, even though things are in a kind of a whirlwind motion right now, and I hardly get time to read, let alone comment, on blog posts. Hope both Moppet and his mom are in a better state of health and mind now :)

Moppet's Mom said...

Timepass: Aww, thank you! And yes, Moppet is back to spreading love and germs at her playschool :-)

JLT: Unglued as of yesterday, and headed back to school after a week of staying at home without a single tear shed - not even a backward glance or a goodbye for me at the door! :-(

Suki: Have I told you before what an absolute sweetheart you are? You always know just the right things to say :-)

Tharini: You are so kind, as always.

Mnamma: Being funny is hard work ;-) Sometimes one needs to take a break.

Mystic: All better, thank you very much. Hope things settle down at your end too...

noon said...

Yes like Tharini - I too enjoy both serious and fun posts from you. Why don't you post every day! :)
Or morn and eve like newspapers - serious for morn and fun for eve! :)
Ok ok. Will stop here.
Take care and hugs from a distance (literally and figuratively) to Moppet - I have a little boy here threaneting to turn into a snot bucket anytime soon! :)