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  • Writer's pictureKristina Atkins

Sono Ritornata

Well, I’m back from St. Louis! It feels so good to be home, though I already miss my brother and his family. I absolutely love my sister-in-law, had fun talking writing and playing Dominion with my brother, the new baby melted my heart (yay, cliche!), and the little boys kept me busy. My nephews are funny kids, particularly M who’s 3. He says the funniest things. I thought I’d share some of my favorites:

While watching Thor, the scene when Thor and Natalie Portman are on the roof of her building:

M: “Heeey Thooor, why are you camping?”

M was really interested in my luggage and the things inside, particularly my make-up. He liked to “help” me with it, by dabbing my lips with my lipstick and dotting my eyelids with my eyeliner. Then, he’d pronounce me, “So so so so so so so beautiful.”

Another time, he was fascinated by my vitamin bottles. After I explained to him what the pills were for, he took the bottles to his older brother C, and said, “Hey C, look at these two interesting things.”

He is very enthusiastic about life. After playing with my (not amazing) phone, he declared, “This is an amazing phone!”

The boys asked me to do an impression of the Mr., including telling them some jokes he likes:

Me: “[Mr. Atkins’] jokes aren’t really appropriate for your ears.”

M: “Or your hands.”

So, I don’t know if those will be as funny to anyone else as they were to me, but oh well!

And my giveaway closed last night! So, without further ado, the results:

Number 6 is Georgia Summers. Congrats! You’ve won a famous and signed copy of Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone! I’ll email you shortly so we can set up the shipping deets. Thanks everyone for entering! And welcome to the new commenters!

Regular posting schedule starts back up with Friday Fun tomorrow. I’ll be trying to get caught up on all your blogs this weekend. I hope your NaNo’s are going well.

And did I mention that missed y’all? Like crazy, I tell ya. Y’all rock my writing world. ^_^

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