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Tuesday
Jul222008

It's Pathetic, Really

I can't get up a post yet because I had to squeeze my sons and yak at my mom until she uttered in an exasperated voice, "Oh, dear sweet angels, come and rescue me from my mouthy child and let her take a breath long enough for us to go grab some dinner before I faint from The Boredom".

Whilst I get organized and talk to my therapist about abusing the word "whilst" I'll post the only 3 pictures I have uploaded to the computer I'm currently using (which isn't mine because Apple hasn't asked me if I'd love to beta test whatever stupefying supercomputer they're working on right now).

I'd say more, but I'm beat. Here is a picture of my daughter in training to be a little old lady who does crossword puzzles. In pen.


I'm also a little worried about not linking to every delicious person whose path I crossed (crossed mine? which is it?) over the last 5 days. But here are two more of them and I'm in both pictures. You probably know who they are, right? You SHOULD know her.


It's safe to say I'm zonked. It's also safe to say that I found myself in a bathroom enjoying libations with this little powerhouse. Probably not ever heard of her, huh? Yeah, she's not even famous or anything.


Really, there's more to come. Have to do some re-entry into life before school starts. I'll have to be that pathetic blogger for a bit first, though. Is that ok? Because even WordPress is all Please Update Now! with me and I don't want to feel like I need to smack my own blog upside the head.
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Reader Comments (30)

love you forever, lady. thanks for hanging out with my lame unfamous ass during the weekend. kisses and hugs!

Laras last blog post..http://laradavid.blogspot.com/2008/07/who-i-am.html" rel="nofollow">Who I Am

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLara

Damn. How famous do you have to be to get mentioned up in this joint? I took that frackin' picture in the bathroom!

Ahem.

Tantrum over. Meeting you was one of the highlights of the weekend. Jenny was onto something with the whole hanging out in the bathroom thing.

Velveteen Mind - Megans last blog post..http://www.velveteenmind.com/velveteenmind/2008/07/welcome-to-the.html" rel="nofollow">Welcome to the Hotel California

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterVelveteen Mind - Megan

Lara - Maybe fish tacos weren't a good idea that late at night, but a great excuse for a Lemon Drop martini! Was fun!

Velveteen Mind - HA. I should have listed you but then I'd have to list ALL THE PEOPLE who took shots of me. Do you know that I caught 3 people snapping my pic covertly? I made my fugly face for them. See you in the stalls, girl.

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMocha Momma

Well I only wrote one graph and it wasn't even funny - just my usual sentimental stuff. I get so damn soppy at BH - am hopeless. It was so good to see you and the ink puzzle girl. I've been doing it for years (starting in one color and correcting in another) because my first boss (and idol) did it so I HAD to. Doesn't make the answers right but you feel SOOO SMART!

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCynthia Samuels

I tried to meet ya but was trampled by some others :) No, I really meant to come over and chat to you but I never did and I am sad about this. you and Finslippy. I am pissed about not meeting you both. Next year? xo

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered Commenteramy

The 2 1/2 minutes I managed to spend with you were some of the best of the weekend.

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSuebob

i'd love to hear how hanging out in the bathroom came about, but kelly just love the look on your face in that pic. Next year I'm going! Dave will just have to figure out how to live without me for a weekend!

alis last blog post..http://ali-rnmom.blogspot.com/2008/07/fundraising-and-fevers.html" rel="nofollow">fundraising, and fevers

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterali

So many cool people at BlogHer. Bossy is gushing about you over at her site.

Heathers last blog post..http://3boysundermyroof.blogspot.com/2008/07/bird-brained-idea.html" rel="nofollow">A Bird-Brained Idea

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterHeather

It was so great to meet! you, though I don't think I ever managed to get my name out, because I was laughing too hard, standing next to you and other hilarious women wearing McDonald's bags on our heads. Nothing like cheeseburgers to break the ice!

Kerri Annes last blog post..http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/kerrianne/~3/335291318/" rel="nofollow">Weekend Update, Pre-Vacation Edition

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKerri Anne

Sounds like you both had a great time. Welcome back to the dark side.

Siobhans last blog post..http://abritdifferent.wordpress.com/2008/07/22/is-it-worth-the-energy/" rel="nofollow">Is It Worth the Energy?

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSiobhan

You realize that if you don't link to every single person you met, they will HATE you. But no pressure.

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterNeil

Hey there! Thanks for being so gracious to an over excited "fan" and for not calling security on me. haha. It was great meeting you and your very cool daughter.

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSugar

I was overwhelmed and hiding...and then you found me and dragged me into conversation about, what else, race, with some drunk women.

It was good.

Wish I could have sat and had a drink or two and some real conversation with you. Maybe next year.

Good to actually meet you! and that daughter of yours- of course. Hi Mallory!
(I felt so grandmotherly and awkward after I said " and this must be Mallory...)

Tricias last blog post..http://fourplusfourequalsten.blogspot.com/2008/07/morning-after.html" rel="nofollow">The Morning After

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterTricia

Mallory is boss for doing a crossword puzzle in pen.

Wifey's Houses last blog post..http://wifeyshouse.blogspot.com/2008/07/i-left-my-baggage-in-san-francisco.html" rel="nofollow">I Left My Baggage in San Francisco

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterWifey's House

You were an unexpected highlight at the conference - I mean, I know who you are and read you through my feed reader, but meeting you in person was a neat. I loved that every time I caught a glimpse of you talking to people, you had a huge smile on your face or were laughing hysterically at something. :)

Velmas last blog post..http://asmeddlingkiss.blogspot.com/2008/07/im-giving-you-taste.html" rel="nofollow">I'm Giving You A Taste

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterVelma

Loved meeting you...and you looked completely fabulous all weekend! I look forward to staying in touch via blog/twitter + seeing you in all your gorgeousness at next year's BlogHer!

July 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGwen Bell

I'm just glad you didn't get a picture of me hula-hooping on the Wii Fit. ;)

beckys last blog post..http://misspriss.org/2008/07/22/the-good-and-bad-of-conferencing-with-a-baby/" rel="nofollow">The good and bad of conferencing with a baby

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterbecky

I haven't written a coherent post yet. I'm all, I'm exhausted...but yet I've found the time to comment on everyone's blogs. Ugh. It's just the time....the time it takes to write my thoughts....I don't have it just yet. I've been kissing a certain 4-year-old too much. Goodness, how I miss my baby.

I'm so glad I got to see you again this year. And it was nice to meet your sweet, gorgeous Mallory. She gets every ounce of her beauty from you, Kelly. Just seeing you two together...mother and daughter....it filled my heart to the brim with love. And it made me a little envious. (I might have to build a stronger foundation with my own mother.)

Anyway...I should probably go to bed so I can escape the California time that my body insists on sticking to.

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterdana

I fucking ♥ you.

Marias last blog post..http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/ImmoralMatriarch/~3/343175414/" rel="nofollow">Jet-Lag: Vlog

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMaria

I got home and couldn't stop gushing about you to my husband and he saw the picture and was all "Are you both sitting on a toilet?" and I'm like "Yeah. Of course we are." Then he walked away.

He doesn't understand our love.

Jenny, Bloggesss last blog post..http://thebloggess.com/?p=602" rel="nofollow">I shouldn’t be allowed to mix with real people

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJenny, Bloggess

I really enjoyed your input on the panel about body image and children; you have taught your daughter to love her hips and thighs...and I struggle daily to love my own. I didnt get a chance to shake your hand or hug your neck, but nonetheless enjoyed being in your presence. :)

Katie Gs last blog post..http://blogs.gcigroup.com/groundedinreality/2008/07/19/twitter-does-maintenance-during-blogher-08/" rel="nofollow">Twitter Does Maintenance During BlogHer 08

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKatie G

It was such an incredible honor to meet you! I'll be hooked in here -- to your blog -- now. Yes!!

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterSingle Mom Seeking

But...but...doesn't everyone do crossword puzzles in pen?

Daisys last blog post..http://compostermom.blogspot.com/2008/07/put-me-in-coach.html" rel="nofollow">Put me in, coach!

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDaisy

i was just worried you thought i was harrassing your child; but the truth is, i needed to be near your unearthly beauty for as long as was humanly possible, and not get caught out. so i said whatever came into my head, not necessarily w/out a sprinkling of erstwhile and whilst and ersatz, just so's i could ogle you. godDAMn, you are a beautiful woman.

(sorry i swore in front of your daughter. respect.)

xooxoxoox

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterlildb

My husband saw a pic I took of you and wanted to know who the hot chick was. I told him it was the lady I was threatening to beat down.

He said he'd pay big money to see that.

I told him it would be an easy win. I'd let you beat me just so I could cop a feel.

It was a joy and a privilege to be able to spend time with you and see you again, friend.

Redneck Mommys last blog post..http://theredneckmommy.com/2008/07/22/naked-at-blogher/" rel="nofollow">Naked at BlogHer

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterRedneck Mommy

so you traded up a trunk for a toilet seat with The Bloggess? I can't compete.

You are gorgeous and funny and fabulous. It was great to see you.

Kristens last blog post..http://mommyneedsacocktail.com/2008/07/23/cause-people-have-so-many-things-to-say-to-me/" rel="nofollow">Cause people have so many things to say to me

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKristen

Gee, you dont look like you had fun at all....too bad. LOL

Jakkis last blog post..http://asboringasitmaybe.blogspot.com/2008/07/on-way-back-from-california-missouri.html" rel="nofollow">

July 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJakki

I may or may not have taken a picture of you covertly. I did, however, wash my feet because of you.

I love you for it.

Fantastic meeting you, hon. For REALZ.

July 24, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMrs. Flinger

There were mini-amarettos?

How wonderful to hear your voice while I read your posts now.

xo

July 25, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterAssertagirl

I had such a wonderful time with you. It was such a pleasure to meet you and get so close that I could smell your hair. I love your daughter. She can stay over with me in NYC anytime!

Love your fangirl,
Isabel

July 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterIsabel Kallman

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