- is my Mum's birthday. Every year I wish I could spend it with her. This year she marks her 'special' day by attending the burial of her cousin who died in tragic circumstances and then an appointment with her cardiac specialist to discuss her impending heart surgery. A 'happy birthday' indeed.
- began with a win. Literally. I rose to an email from the gorgeous Alex @ Whoa Mumma informing me that I had won myself a copy of the new 'The Little Engine That Could'. The perfect antidote to waking up feeling like 'The Little Engine Who Couldn't (Be Bothered).
- the students at school were a mirror of my heart. How come they get to be cranky, feral monsters while I have to maintain my smiley composure?