Six Word Memoirs Thursday, Jul 24 2008 

So, in the Writing Project this summer, we worked on Six Word Memoirs.ย  I’ve been playing with them the last few days and here are a couple that I came up with.ย  Share some of yours if you’d like.ย  It’s simple; six words ONLY to describe you!

  • NOLA girl reads books, loves cats.
  • Mom of three minus sanity cubed.
  • I teach so watch the grammar.
  • New Orleans raised, storm can’t faze.
  • Malibu makes anything better, even people.
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Summer Fun Thursday, Jun 26 2008 

So, summer is off and running… I’m still working, sort of.ย  I’m helping out with the Greater New Orleans Writing Project, voluntarily ๐Ÿ˜€ย  It ends on July 9th, then I’ll have two weeks off before the Advanced GNOWP Institue starts, which I’m taking as a student…ย  Yay!ย  That lasts two weeks, then school starts back for me on August 6th.ย  So much for summer, huh?!ย  I have had some fun though.ย  Tuesday night I took my eldest daughter (going on 12 -going on 30-) to see Carrie Underwood.ย  By some sheer luck I snagged floor seats right next to the ramp where she walks out on the day of the concert!ย  Fantastic show!ย  It was her last date of the tour.ย  Then, last night hubby and I took the entire brood, plus our son’s best friend, to see the Ringling Bros. Circus.ย  They had a blast (as did I!)ย  We’re planning on taking them to the brand new Audubon Institute Insectarium that opened a few weeks ago.ย  It’s in the U.S. Customs House, which was sitting empty on Canal Street.ย  Since I last blogged we have also gained a new family member, a kitten we rescued from a lunatic teenager that was trying to drown him in a bucket of water.ย  Hubby came to the rescue and Gus now rules the house, even though he weighs not 2 pounds soaking wet!ย  Charlie has again taken on the “Baby Daddy” role.ย  Such a great Dad!

I’ll check back in as my super summer progresses…

Gus Gus

Gus-Gus

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

Big Kitties

Big Kitties at the Circus