Stacy Ann recommended the Duolingo app to practice my French. I've been using it for a week now and I like it. However, it has you saying smarmy French pickup lines from the very first lessons: "Je suis un homme et tu es une femme. Je suis rich." ("I am a man and you are a woman. I am rich.") What more could you possibly need to know, girl? Next I need to learn how to say, "He has ten thousand a year!"
how she would fix Frozen. I've only seen it once, but the messed-up plot really bothered me too. I totally was expecting Hans to kiss her and it wouldn't work, just like Kendra wrote! Making Hans into a villian is just so contrived and off-puttingly post-modern. So, supposing Disney had consulted Kendra and made the plot actually make sense, I have a great sequel. Because you know there will be one. My Frozen sequel would be based on Midsummer Night's Dream. We already have our fairy folk trolls, and Elsa and Anna already have a great Helena/Hermia dynamic. Clearly the final pairings ought to be Elsa/Hans and Anna/Kristoff. Olaf and Sven would make a good Puckish team. Or maybe I should write things that are not alternative universe Disney/Shakespeare fan fiction.
Which I really really like. Doing it in Ohio would require me to, you know, use product and style it in the morning. Which wouldn't be bad as long as it wouldn't require use of a blow dryer, thus stirring up children before their time. I would also love highlights or even to go a little more coppery in color but let's be real, I would never maintain any sort of coloring. I guess I'm feeling very pale and Gothic-looking, because even though I'm outside all the time I will always be Irish and my makeup is always pretty much gone by the afternoon which doesn't help matters.
Bonus take: Katie Rose is suddenly calling me "Mom". I don't like it very much. Really I think I would prefer Mama/Mother but I'm not insistent enough and "Mommy" is okay with me. But "Mom"? Not from a two-year-old. Anthony never calls me "Mom" so I have no idea where that's coming from.
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