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From Twitter 12-21-2009 [Dec. 22nd, 2009|03:01 am]
e_moon60

  • 10:40:23: Recovering from yesterday: lots of singing and someone going bonkers during the 9 am service.
  • 10:41:10: Alpha reader 1 thinks chapters aren't really fixed yet. :headdesk:
  • 12:20:12: Behind. I am SO FAR BEHIND!! I am behind my behind. I can't see the taillights of where I should be. Waily, waily, waily, woe.
  • 12:21:20: (note to self: Get over yourself, woman! One drama queen in the household is enough, and Mac the QH has grabbed that role.)
  • 18:13:47: New post at http://www.80acresonline/blog/ including image of solstice garden "haunt"
  • 18:17:03: ARG: WRONG URL. That's http://www.80acresonline.org/blog/
    Sorry. Mea culpa.

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From: otterb
2009-12-22 02:02 pm (UTC)
But even when you're behind, you don't lose your facility with language. I like the "so far behind I can't see the taillights of where I should be" phrase.

Waily, waily reminds me irresistably of the Nac Mac Feegles.
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[User Picture]From: e_moon60
2009-12-22 05:51 pm (UTC)
The Nac Mac Feegles, but even older, a folk song I learned fairly early that has "O waily, waily..." in the refrain. I think my brain has merged the two influences.
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[User Picture]From: deliasherman
2009-12-22 03:08 pm (UTC)
My Texas grandmama used to say, "All behind like a cow's tail." Which I am, too, with the cow disappearing over the hill in front of me, yet. Ah, well.

Happy Christmas.
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[User Picture]From: e_moon60
2009-12-22 05:50 pm (UTC)
I love that, Delia! All those good country sayings--so vivid. A man who was superintendent of schools when we moved her would say, of some project that needed doing but no one really wanted to take on, "We're just going to have to back our ears and lean into the collar..." and I could immediately see the plow mules doing that.
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[User Picture]From: deliasherman
2009-12-22 07:56 pm (UTC)
I like that one, too.

I have an aunt, from South Carolina, famous for her, ah, energy, who used to say, when she was hungry: "My stomach's been talking to my backbone and telling it my throat's been cut." Which she managed to deliver so it didn't sound precious, which is always sounds when I say it. Of course, the heavy SC accent helps.
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