on living scruffy, Clifford-hangers, and some new headings
My own words out loud because it’s a good way to check for rhythm. These last two weeks I have been writing furiously for some script deadlines. I almost felt sick by the time I was done. Sick from turning something over so many times. Like a pancake flipped 100 times.
I found myself discussing the notion of cliff-hangers with Violet. She explained a Clifford-hanger in a show she was watching. And I tried to drink that moment in. How many more exquisite word combinations that only kids can make (in this case a word combined with the name of her beloved uncle!) do I have left?
The penultimate episode of Bad Sisters, which piqued our curiosity right to the end. Upcoming: Love is Blind, Season 1 because my friend who is an expert in reality television asked me what I was interested in. Something more relational or romance based. Second question: how outlandish? I called for romance with a medium amount of ridiculousness.
Torontonians mounting the snow drifts to get to their take out.
Scunchies and Bolivian leg warmers—a type of look that one might call: scruffy. But don’t worry, my teen taught me to get my concealer in a shade lighter to brighten under my eyes.
All her hours on TikTok are paying off on my face. So scruffy with bright eyes. In my Bolivian leg warmers I almost ordered Momofuku noodles and chili crisp for 88 dollars. Wait, I did do that.
Some new headings I’m considering:
Weekly mantra to the kids
“Nobody died from nothing.”
Ways to revamp your poutine
Sticks and acorns (suggestion courtesy of Violet).
The most used word combination by my 9-year-old this week
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