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OK, I must admit that I am crossing the line again. Once again, I’ve lost control of my schedule and wwwaaaaayyyyy over my head. This morning, supposed to go pasar (wet market) to get some food stuff. My maid’s reminder, “Makanan, sayur dah habis, nyonya,” (food’s finished) she reminds me for the tenth time yesterday. I KNOW!!!! So, what happened? Why didn’t I just go to the market after dropping my kids off at school? Well, a client wants to drop by and pass me a CD. Inevitable because the client also have to rush off somewhere Thursday and despite attempts to download files through the internet earlier, they all failed. And it’s nice of him to drop it off at my place. I could’ve just asked my maid to pick the CD up for me but there’s a major communication problem there. My client is a gwai-low, my maid in Indon. I intended to drop my son off to school a little earlier so that I could go the pasar earlier but my usual visit to BHP for breakfast was unintentionally ‘extended’ because I was chatting with two nice elderly gentlemen about Malaysia’s 1969, life, mental health, kids, Nintendos, Malaysia-Singapore, languages….etc. Everything. We discussed, within that hour, everything we could think of and I lost track of time! Sometimes I just wonder how I can just chat with strangers who are double my age for hours and hours on end. Every morning, this gentleman is there and we always chat non-stop….he’s feeding me with political news, actually. And I am trying to read my cartoons and helping Younger Son with last-minute homework. :-) Anyway, on top of that, I need to finish up 2 websites, 4 articles, pick up kids from school (different times) and send them to their piano class (different times). Right after school, they have piano classes. And then at night, we have to revise work for my son’s mathematics test tomorrow. The end? Nope. I also have to go to the bank (which I’ve postponed multiple times Monday and yesterday) to pay for something. This is something I am going to have to postpone to tomorrow....again, from the looks of it. Since, such is the life of a freelancer. BUT…there’s one good thing that happened today, though. I had a darn good night’s sleep. :-) (so bloody tired yesterday, I could’ve slept through an earthquake).


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