Today was a good day. Here’s why:
1). Last night Ellen showed my daughter’s dance dare video on her show, earning my daughter a $100 Target gift card, the adulation of a good percentage of teens at her Houston high school, and the total respect of her mother. I know which of these was most important to her, and it wasn’t #3. Thank you to all of you who sent me notes whooping and hollering for her! You peeps are da best!
2). I gave my “oral presentation” to my French class today, and they really liked it! My strategy was to distract them from my ridiculously elementary French with humor, and apparently it worked. Voila! Just goes to show that you can’t fool all of the people all of the time, but if you keep it to under 5 minutes and make them laugh, you have a shot at it. I’m just glad it’s over.
3.) I didn’t have to pull this rack of linens up these stairs at the gym, like the poor guy I watched do that very thing this morning. It was painful, I tell you.
4). After walking the dog in the cold rain this afternoon, I treated myself to some hot chocolate that Pioneer Woman told me was good. I picked it up at HEB while I was home for Christmas, and P-Dub didn’t lie. If you like a touch of cinnamon in your hot chocolate, give it a try.
I think that’s enough reasons to call it a good day, don’t you? I hope yours is equally fabulous.
10 responses to “My Tuesday”
so awesome to see the girls on Ellen!!! They still have a chance to win don’t they? Maybe they will get invited to one of her big give away shows!
Enjoying your Paris Adventures (w/capital A). Valerie shared the blog address w/me and I have shared with a British friend (Julia Low) whom I met in Fort Bend County. Her family is seconded to Paris, too, and are on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées. Also shared the address with a new bride (Lisa Moorman Quattrini) who will be activating her blog, http://acupcakeinparis.wordpress.com/, soon. The couple spent their honeymoon in Paris two weeks ago.
Hi Jane! Thanks for spreading the word about my little blog! I will check out the new bride’s blog when it is up.
We watched and taped Ellen’s day-time show. Ooops. Sorry we missed.
Dad- that’s the show it was on- daytime on Monday. Maybe you need to watch it again!
Hooray!!! Ellen obviously has great taste!!
Yeah, Martha!!!! And Yeah, Kate, for doing the presentation en francais! Excellente, mon amie!!!!
Kate, I skipped my work-out so I would be sure to see Martha on Ellen…that’s my excuse and I ‘m sticking with it.
She was great. Easily the best on the show. Paris made a wonderful background. We DVR’d it for posterity.
I see a whole new career for her. nancy
So sweet! Merci beaucoup.
Sis- what is the latest re: Martha’s dance performance on Ellen? I cannot find anything on Ellen’s site so don’t know…. xo