Friday, January 02, 2009

Because I Am A Sheep

January: It’s hard to blog when you’re spending all your time compulsively checking the MLS listings and scanning online floor plans.

(Does this mean that if I do this meme again next year I'll have the SAME first sentence as this year? If so, it will still be accurate.)

February: It felt like a jailbreak, the escape from high school into the freedom and anonymity of university.

March: There's a certain stiffness of bearing that can only be seen when a jeans- and t-shirt-clad woman leaves the hair salon with a six-foot bridal veil attached to her head.

(Not much of a year in review, this. More of a life in review. But that particular first sentence was not an anniversary tribute to hubby but rather a metaphorical lead-in to my post on home-staging.)

April: I spent Earth Hour last weekend sorting through six months' worth of photos on hubby's computer.

Ho hum.

May: We turned the TV on last night for the first time in weeks.

So I immediately wrote a post about it.

June: They say there are no atheists in foxholes.

July: Last summer I was full of sentimental mourning for the transformation Bub was about to undergo as he entered nursery school.

August: First meal...


... at the new house.

September: Bub: But Mama, on TV it says Frogs Bunny.

October: "I never look back, darling," Edna tells Mr. Incredible.

November: My new favourite Shakespeare heroine is Emilia from Othello.

December: Has anyone noticed how the morning newspaper has turned into a morality play?

So, am I the only one who kept accidentally copying the first sentence from the last post of the month (i.e. the one at the top of the archive page)? This meme is hard.

9 comments:

kate said...

Definitely not. I remember having a hard time with that last year...

Lady M said...

I decided my titles were more interesting than my first sentences, so I went with that instead.

Kyla said...

I did a much longer sort of summary. I almost wish I'd seen one of these first, much simpler!

Mad said...

Baa! Baa!

ewe are here said...

Nothing wrong with sheep. ;-)


The yellow in your kitchen looks remarkably like ours... lovely.

Magpie said...

Hello, fellow sheep!

(And yes, I kept copying the wrong first line too...)

Beck said...

Everyone's version of this came out so much better than mine.
Have I mentioned I'm glad you're done painting your house and back to blogging again? Oh, yes.

Mimi said...

This is why a blog is not a diary: it's impossible to read in chronological order.

Susanne said...

If I'm going to do this next year I'll be taking the first sentence of the last post of the month. I noticed that they are a bit more interesting.

(Or I'll do what Lady M says, my titles are my first sentences anyway...)