Friday, August 04, 2006


When I Grow Up....

I want to be as weird and eccentric as the two aunts in Practical Magic. I don't want to be normal run of the mill. I want to be one of those dotty old ladies with loads of cats, who wears broad-brimmed hats with purple and orange sashes. I want to be the kind of old lady everyone thinks is completely batty, but who is interesting enough to spend a lot of time with. Whatever else happens in my life, I just want to be a dotty old bird with a few eccentric habits and a big, warm heart.

6 comments:

  1. YES! That's exactly it! That's what I want, too. To be a "woman with a past" (and you'll know what I mean about that soon).

    I'll let you borrow my orange sash if you want. :)

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  2. Sounds fab! Do I have to wait or can I do it all now...? ;>

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  3. Yup. We can start now.

    I wonder if I still have that witch's outfit somewhere....

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  4. I LOVE that movie, especially the Aunts. I'm already paving the way to being the strange one in my neighborhood. I put herbs and wild flowers in my flower bed, right next to the roses! Not all that wierd until you compare it to my suburban neighbors. I figure if I get more and more eccentric each year, by the time the kids move out, I'll be right where I want to be. :)

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  5. Oh cool,
    and we will be able to recognise one another by our eccentricities and be able to nod to one another knowingly with an amused smile.

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  6. I'm sure I'll become the kind of old lady who'll die alone in her apartment and be found a couple of weeks later, eaten on by my 47 cats.
    And I don't mean that in a sad way. ^^

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