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Um, big news! I’m featured on Blogher.com today, the day before the Blogher ’12 conference. Okay, “I’m” not featured, the post I wrote about all the angst I’m feeling about going to Blogher ’12 is featured! And it’s my birthday today so I’m feeling pretty dern chuffed, if you want to know the truth!
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Oh no, wait! Did I tell you I’m featured on Blogher.com today?
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I’m taking the train up to NY tomorrow. President Obama is speaking to us live via video link!
Me: “President Obama is speaking at Blogher. How cool is that?!”
Fiona: “They could have gotten Adele.”
Martha Stewart is delivering the keynote! I’m not quite sure how I feel about this because she is basically the inverse of me (i.e. where my tag line is “good enough parenting”, hers might be “better parenting than yours!” or, “watch as I do everything perfectly”; Martha’s signature dish is boeuf bourguignon, (pronounced “boof”) mine’s microwaved taquitos…pronounced “mommy is pooped so this is what we’re eating”) so I’m just going to have to take deep breaths when I listen to her and to remember to bring a self-esteem mantra with me: “I am a good enough parent who occasionally feeds her children microwaved taquitos. I am a good enough parent who occasionally feeds her children microwaved taquitos. I am…”
And perky Katie Couric is speaking too! Yay!
It’s midnight and I’m not packed yet, just marinating in angst and procrastination, as usual…
I’ve got my sparkly shoes for the Sparklecorn party that Ella picked out:
So if you are going to the famous Sparklecorn Party, remember to peer into the darkest corner – I’ll be there with my silly flip flops and my iPhone, tweeting “WHERE R U???” to Mannahattamama. If you see my feet sparkling in that dark corner – come on over and say Hi. (Maybe wear your sunglasses because my feet might blind you with their
Bye for now! (-: