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Oct. 3rd, 2007

There is a howling gale here, it was a northerly but now it is a southerly. I drove Christy across town to J'ville, and on the way back I desperately needed to go to the bathroom! I stopped at one of the loos around the bays - they are rustic looking wooden constructions that serve as changing rooms for the bathers and they stick out into the bay a little on piles - and I sat down, then looked down - the tide was so incredibly high, the dark green waves, buffetted by the wind, were splashing right below my feet between the widely spaced floorboards!! It felt surreal, being just inches above the waves, little splashes spitting up onto the floor!! I felt like I was on a boat, sure I was moving! It was an amazing feeling!

And I called into another school to see about sending Finn there...

And I saw about ten minutes of Brothers and Sisters the other night (I told Finn I thought Rob was in it so we had to take a quick look), and man, it looks worrisome. So dramatic and... patriotic! I guess if you get into it it'd be okay, but the minute we saw Rob, Finn and I just shrugged. Sally Field in high drama? And the toast scene at the Thanksgiving table at the end? OMG! I'm kind of glad now that I gave up watching Rob.

And tonight, we'll finish reading HP for the last time!

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suilven
Oct. 3rd, 2007 06:34 pm (UTC)
I watched B & Ss from the start. First episode I was a bit appalled but stuck with it. By about the fourth or fifth I began to care about these characters. Can't remember why I started watching or whether I knew RL was going to be on it when I did. I don't think I did.

Anyway, I can understand why you thought yuck but I am actually quite enjoying it. Not the greatest TV in the world but certainly not the worst. I am finding it quite fun.

the tide was so incredibly high, the dark green waves, buffetted by the wind, were splashing right below my feet between the widely spaced floorboards!!
Must be interesting on neaps! Hope they got long enough legs... :)

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