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Sep. 26th, 2017 01:52 pm
[personal profile] jaerraeth
Самое нереальное в цикле про Гарри Поттера то, что все дети поголовно пользуются знаниями, полученными в школе.

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Не первого ребенка в школу веду, год от года веселее.
В этом году мне моя первоклашка рассказала, что когда их 11-классники вели в класс, то та девочка, что ее вела, сказала: "Девочка, пока есть шанс, беги отсюда!"

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ugh

Sep. 25th, 2017 11:03 pm
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Came home to find that the cat had evacuated every orifice all over our bed and several spots on the bedroom floor. And our scrupulously tidy cat-sitter hadn't noticed. I mean, she sleeps in the guest room, not in our room; I'm just cranky, because we're exhausted and it's sweltering hot and we just had to strip and remake the bed -- as well as immediately unpack completely and put everything including the hiking packs away so he won't pee on them. We'd put a tarp on top of the bed before we left, but he got through it. Ugh.

On the bright side, none of the ceramics we bought as gifts seem to have broken in transit!
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[personal profile] the_shoshanna
I'm writing this on the plane home. The International Date Line means that we'll land an hour before we took off! )

And on that note I report that we are now sitting in the Toronto airport, waiting for our last flight home! I still have a couple of days in Tokyo to discuss, but right now all I want to do is fall into my own shower and my own bed forever...

Mount Fuji!

Sep. 24th, 2017 08:49 pm
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Kawaguchiko is not actually a very pretty town, unfortunately. But we have still had a great time! )

I'm a couple days behind on blogging, so I want to get this posted. We go home tomorrow!
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The day after the typhoon was calm and blue and beautiful. And then we did a whole lot of stuff! )And collapsing is our plan now!

typhoon!

Sep. 15th, 2017 09:04 pm
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We are perfectly fine! But our plans have had to change... )

"Well, a typhoon is a quintessentially Japanese experience," I remarked to Geoff.

Цветожизненности

Sep. 14th, 2017 04:48 pm
[personal profile] jaerraeth
- Как вы воспитали такого умного хорошего сына?
- Ложь, угрозы, шантаж.

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Молодая мамаша с дитём лет полутора идёт по улице и что-то ему рассказывает. Прислушиваюсь на обгоне: "Это дерево ясень, это жёлтая лавочка, это заборчик из палочек, эти палочки называются "пруток стальной горячекатанный квадратного сечения 15мм, окрашенный алкидной эмалью в два слоя по грунтовке", а это котик, он говорит "мяу"...

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oh, also

Sep. 14th, 2017 09:53 pm
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Geoff is blogging our trip at his own journal, if you're interested. He and I tend to report different things in different ways...
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