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Part-time pirate. "I shall get up Sunday morning and wind the clock, as a contribution to order and steadfastness." -- EB White

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Joined Twitter 10/26/10


@awkwardlysocial My son just read The Hobbit and I was all "Oh, we should see the movie" and then I remembered they… https://t.co/CGJMkIcLcz @awkwardlysocial Oh my word, yes. You better have a dang good reason to make a movie over two hours. (Hint: nothing… https://t.co/HnGYxFWL8R @aprilbapryll Argh. I'd call your doctor or pharmacy ASAP for advice. I'm sure this happens regularly.When my targeted ads switch from Bloomberg to Bernie. https://t.co/UvhKUduyec
2/9
2020
As someone who dislikes crowds, meetings, chaotic decision-making and inefficiency, Iowa is confirming my belief th… https://t.co/KciBm8ICfmFeeling a mysterious, strong urge to audit a class right now... https://t.co/7QLJ0VBkUt @antiangie I kind of feel for her. Who knows what the right answer is at this point? Sure, Kerry, WHY NOT.
2/4
2020
I was thinking the other day that if Collins' witness was a few years ago, I would assume she was voting to do the… https://t.co/PvUOMZf3kPSpeakers at town hall meeting are telling @SenKing that they are distraught, that they have lost faith in the syste… https://t.co/mdld9kNgUO
Retweeted by Cherie the MainerI wondered if Maine people might be paying close attention to impeachment. Looks like it. https://t.co/5uzp5L1REc
Retweeted by Cherie the Mainer @alexsteed "Like. What?" Is the entirety of Hee Haw in a nutshell. @alexsteed I spent my entire childhood watching Hee Haw. I suspect that explains A LOT. @Texxie Empanadas or something empanada-like. A food package, if you will. @doryashore I'm experimenting with subtlety.The NRA continues to be an excellent example of how to not run a nonprofit. https://t.co/ULMcTa7w9j
2/2
2020
We watched Miracle for family movie night which means I just spent two hours explaining both the Soviet Union and hockey. I am exhausted.
2/1
2020
I know a lot of awards (*cough*) have been dinged for their extreme whiteness lately (*cough*) so I thought I'd sha… https://t.co/pwyYa4vMty
1/29
2020
When everything feels like it’s on fire, seems important to remember to do all things in love.
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1/27
2020
@messierobject44 I noticed that as well..."Cherie, why are you still on Twitter even though it's generally an anxiety-producing cesspool?" *points to yellow vest*This is a real "I've been seen" moment for me. https://t.co/fzq1dqt4ZY @hpstrawberries Totally. This morning I actually walked around the house and realized it wasn't tragic. Just needed… https://t.co/hQkwCOabKG @hpstrawberries I am a big, big fan of the all-hands-on-deck 15 minute power clean. Amazing what can be accomplished.
1/26
2020
Her: “I’m going to make some nachos for lunch.” Me: “I like that healthy diet you’ve got there.” Her: “Well, I alre… https://t.co/6KzxxIfwWO
1/25
2020
My daughter is reading the first in @catvalente's Fairyland series for school and I was all “I’ve been meaning to r… https://t.co/TbKSrSIqrb
1/24
2020
@hpstrawberries "Getting more light every day" time. (Last week I was driving at 4:30 and it was light out! Woohoo!)From the swap board: "Coffee and end table set. Just trying to sell them because the wife wants something else. Onl… https://t.co/tUddM7bejl
1/20
2020
@MariaMelee I'm sorry to tell you from personal experience that this is a dog problem, too.My mom lives with me in the winter and one of the only things that gets to me is when she sighs disappointedly when… https://t.co/8blo2GxWhd @jonniker Hold on. Let me post about car seats to start a demo for her... @agirlandaboy I'm a 5, blankets pulled right up to my chin. I'm told I look like a corpse while sleeping.This! These women! I’m so grateful for them sharing their experience with us! ❤️ https://t.co/BZ4pYkOIe4
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1/19
2020
Don't tell them. That's 90% of my amusement in the summer. (The other 10% I get mad, usually when someone mocks my… https://t.co/Dplq6hiheR @MikeSealander I did purposefully wear not-snow-boots. And froze my toes.The husband and I are going to the dump and grocery store alone this morning and I'm giddy about it. This is what p… https://t.co/64oGvUoquL
1/18
2020
@doryashore If you aren't weighing in on the thankless job of calling snow days, you are exempt.The very best days to not be on Facebook are snow days, where I guarantee the “It’s a snowflake! Cancel school!” pe… https://t.co/HhGnzOhKBQ
1/16
2020
At 9:30 this morning I decided to wrangle all the outstanding items in my email. It's now 2:30. Still going. https://t.co/bR2zSAr663 @NicoleBoyHouse This is me whenever I go to the grocery store at 7 in the morning (usually for a work reason). "It'… https://t.co/P5dv4jMhno @doryashore We're all very proud of you for that, Dory. @doryashore This kind of thing is why I had to stop doing the counting steps thing. "Jiggling your arm around while… https://t.co/8sJNPSEsZi @YellowBreen You know me, always happy to help. @agirlandaboy Yes. And it becomes more of one as it goes on. But it's always very, very pretty.
1/15
2020
I know I shouldn't try to apply logic to these things because I know that what drives them is the opposite of logic… https://t.co/JIWKcFpgcCAnd if you are concerned that asylees come here to live off the system, why would you double that required time? Ev… https://t.co/BKgC6sWGqQ @Swistle I got an Everlane ad for something similar calling it "their most flattering cut." ON WHO?Someone has been shooting rounds at the nearby gravel pit since 6:45 this morning. https://t.co/4JLjHvIHFb
1/14
2020
@billtrotter Accurate. I attempted to walk the dog for some "fresh air" during a lull and ended up getting ice pell… https://t.co/qUk6sfU8m6The one wombat to save us all. (No, I didn't fact check any of this. Sue me.) https://t.co/aEVjqoY06Z
1/12
2020
@Booknerddawn I have pondered whether this would help. Thank you!
1/6
2020
@hpstrawberries One really would be easy, though I'd worry about her being lonely. They do need a flock. But looking at the alternative...Um... https://t.co/MRjMschJ9p https://t.co/sRU43PTHOT @kristenwells You're a GENIUS. That's what this Sunday afternoon is missing. @leeleykeel Me too, but then the bins overflow or people keep using the wrong ones or they leave wet stuff on the f… https://t.co/edRHIe5AXp @woodsdwellah As far as I can tell elementary teachers utilize brainwashing and/or the power of positive peer press… https://t.co/iCMpQnWtI5 @arwenelizabeth If we can't have sanity, we can at least have solidarity. @aprilbapryll Bike helmets. My personal nemesis. We keep them high up in the entryway closet in the winter and they… https://t.co/TqkAeacZM3 @MsKellyMHayes @NekoCase I have also learned that hope must be carefully nurtured. It does not exist for its own sa… https://t.co/kpSxmG7pSa @aprilbapryll Well, this is bad news. I thought there might be hope somewhere in the world. @RowGirlVT @doryashore Solidarity.Dear Cold Weather Twitter: Have any of you figured out a way to manage winter gear in a way other than periodicall… https://t.co/1u9BQwHNgr
1/5
2020
@benjamin_oc It is a feat I rarely manage myself, so I salute your strength of will. @Heidibobeidi Whut. No. That sounds maddening, demoralizing, and big brother-y. It's a trifecta of horror! @charliesue Money, taste, etc. @MikeSealander Same to you!
1/3
2020
@MariaMelee Daily walking and daily yoga. It doesn't have to be extensive, but even a little makes a big difference. @plathitude After we realized this, the husband and I were trying to figure out what we were doing New Year's Eve 2… https://t.co/nLyeixBKFdAll this "where was I a decade ago" made me realize my son is almost 10. A decade ago, I was really, really pregnan… https://t.co/xkuSREfdNT
1/1
2019
@messierobject44 Also cassoulet and a trifle arrived, so that's a full party. @messierobject44 Yes! Two people.Update: changed into the one sequined item I own. Put on blue eyeliner. Swept floor. I think that's all I've got in me.Me throwing parties in my 20s: "Cocktails! Fancy Appetizers! Sequins! Decor!" Me throwing parties now: "I should...… https://t.co/mjXUlOPtlN
12/31
2019
The energy I'm going to try to bring into 2020. https://t.co/xQ10n97Kg4 @plathitude Honestly, I see faux modesty as a form of hypocrisy, which I consider the highest everyday sin. I'll ta… https://t.co/0iZAcgobS7 @plathitude Faux modesty is worse. Subtweeting has the snide gossipy angle, which my petty side will always enjoy.My son is regularly up reading until 10:30-11 on school nights so we decided to take him to a concert over winter b… https://t.co/pNm7SWkWJ9
12/30
2019
@NicoleBoyHouse DM me! I'm out and about tonight but want to read your thoughts.I saw Little Women with two forty-something men and one nine-year-old boy and all thoroughly enjoyed it because thi… https://t.co/dM2lk9epcSLearn your history. https://t.co/VbvldN5GMb
12/29
2019
I spent from middle school on deeply ensconced in fantasy literature and not until my twenties did I realize an arm… https://t.co/NBIT9suT3M"Why are all these women in the Dungeons and Dragons stuff wearing crop tops? Those are terrible for adventuring in… https://t.co/xdfkmyeBgE @Swistle It is, but I really think the raw vegans took it to a whole new level.
12/28
2019
Hard same. We can do a both/and with this. They can both be betrayed as the hatemongering racists that they are A… https://t.co/Mqnu6JTpQk
Retweeted by Cherie the Mainer @grumpymartian DM me your address. I can fix this. I know exactly what you need.Hello. Little Women is a ding dang delight. Highly recommend. My only complaint is that they underplay Beth but every adaptation does.
12/27
2019
@JLothian @tanyaemery Oh, yes, the best. Hours and hours of entertainment. @grumpymartian Just wrapped the "hey, sorry I didn't finish your present, here are the parts as a token" gift and called it a wrap."I CAN'T MAKE CHRISTMAS MAGIC IF YOU DON'T GO TO SLEEP!" Turns out I'm a subpar Santa, too.
12/25
2019
Bruce Springsteen trying to sing through laughter during "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" is the most joyous moment… https://t.co/97uNW7W9BLI AM NOT AN EVENT PLANNER, OKAY?I forgot to buy oysters. Also fruit for the fruit salad. Also cheese for the cheese board.6:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve mood. https://t.co/otNDwDhkfM
12/24
2019
My son is playing marbles in the middle of the room that my 80-year-old mother keeps walking through. What could possibly go wrong?Oh, look, it is still VERY IMPORTANT to say this out loud. Hope, peace, and light to all. https://t.co/XDVobm1PSV
12/23
2019
@dashbeckydash Spiced nuts.
12/22
2019
School Pajama Day is always when I relearn that my kids don't own any non-ratty pajamas.Male coworker: "Are you ready for Christmas yet?" Female coworker: "Ugh, no. So much left to do. You?" Him: *laughs… https://t.co/6XhooNuuZy @NicoleBoyHouse WHO WAS MEAN TO NICOLE? WHO? GIVE ME THEIR NAME! https://t.co/NgAtx0EIYx
12/20
2019
I have never actually seen Romy and Michelle (I KNOW) but whenever I have to wear an actual suit jacket this is wha… https://t.co/JbKgJzYsFz
12/19
2019
Support local journalism. It matters. https://t.co/zfKZYYzkPh
12/16
2019

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