perfect ten {vol.9}

Every Saturday morning the kid and I stumble into the kitchen and make pancakes (her) and black tar heroin coffee (me.) I put on the last Queens of the Stone Age album, and she adds bowel busting food colouring to the four bowls of pristine batter. I make too many and she eats very few, but the ones she does devour have either crunchy red sprinkles or tubed icing worms on them. It's a sugar abomination, but syrup sure as shit must also spike blood sugar levels. It's a small way to be in the same space with an almost 4 year old before the weekend starts and she is shipped off to Grandma's house. It's me and her. Wrinkled jammies. Startling breath. Voices low with sleep. We clank around and wake up the place together. It's probably my favourite part of the weekend, next to Sunday morning when I get to SLEEP THE FUCK IN.

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perfect ten {vol.6}

It's 10 minutes before Friday starts and I am feeling the week in every pore. Also, it's been 23 hours since I had sugar, so basically, I'm in goddamn misery. This week was so full at times I felt the water rising up over my nostrils. A three day weekend is within tantalizing reach - I plan on sitting down and accomplishing large swaths of NOTHING AT ALL. I think I need a hobby that isn't electronic. Anybody want a long piece of yarn that I crochet over and over?

all those chunks of bubble gum? yet to be seen.And now, here's 10 links that I loved this week.

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perfect ten {vol.2}

What a delicious week. Lots of words, triceps burning, happy mouthfuls and hot hot heat. A visit to Earnest Ice Cream is a summer pre-req around these parts. (Get a scoop of salted caramel and a scoop of raspberry and eat and die knowing your stomach will never have anything better.)

This weekend is a long one for us Canadiana. I'm sleeping, running with Team Beat It in Color Me Rad, going to a pool party and catching up with some friends. It's going to be fucking great. Oh, and I just got home from Guardians of the Galaxy, which is so much fun your face will hurt. Whatever you're up to this weekend, I hope your face hurts later. (In a good way. Of course.)

And now, here's 10 links that I loved this week.

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