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  • To collect the prize I had to attend a ceremony in Ottawa, at Government House, which meant dressups – and it was obvious to all of us, as we went through the two items in my wardrobe, that I had nothing to wear.

    margaret atwood | waterstone’s poetry lecture « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • The raffle was related to the show M was in this weekend, and it had many wonderful components: books and notebooks and dressups and vampire bites and a shield, two swords, and a gun.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • After we got home the girls immersed themselves in their dressups and I plotted a kick-arse children's dinner of chicken nuggets and chips, and steak and chips for me.

    At My Table

  • They played dressups, watched a movie together, squabbled over computer time, didn't sleep for over an hour after they went to bed, talked about who was friends with who.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • But in this world of the amusement park and the dressups and the reenactment, of the façade, the disguise, and the sham, where does reality lie, and what's actually worth having, and who has it?

    Cops and Robbers

  • Currently we have one large toybox which most of the dolls / soft toys / dressups and various other bits go into. (see it down the end of this pic)

    Wrong Planet Asperger / Autism Forums

  • They played with balloons, and the presents, and then the moms came, and then--here's where it veered off course, in the most pleasant of ways--the girls got into the dressups and decided to make a show, and the moms sat in the living room and chatted and S went to the grocery store--M had already gone off to her friend E's birthday party, two hours late, so she would get to paint some pottery, and everyone stayed for an extra hour and a half, and we had a lovely time.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • There’s painting in one room, playdoh in another, counting and weighing acorns in a third, blocks and dressups downstairs--you get the picture.

    Archive 2005-01-01

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