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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Man on the Flying Trapeze
« Reply #475 on: March 15, 2013, 06:31:36 AM »
With a name like Mata Hari, I'm guessing International Super Spy. And while it's not nearly as moving as Eureka's lullaby, here are the lyrics I can remember from the song "Mata Hari."

Mata Ha-ari, Mata Hari,
Ooh what a wicked girl was she,
Just like the girl I want to be.


The musical was Little Mary Sunshine. Here's a link to the song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laRIxEIjMv0
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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Man on the Flying Trapeze
« Reply #476 on: March 15, 2013, 08:42:15 AM »
Although this may sound strange, maybe you'll come to be fond of those weird eyes after you get used to them? I just saw Gwenyth's heir earlier this week. At first I was disappointed, but the more I looked at that odd child, the more I couldn't bare to let it go! Anyway, Mata Hari isn't a name I'd heard of before. Loving the Classics so much as I do, I had to look it up to know more! Thank you for introducing me to the wonderful story of her life--which I just spent the last hour reading over! I'm not sure how it will related to a supermax for your story, maybe the criminal or law enforcement career? Maybe an actress? Anyway, this was a lovely update that nearly had me crying again with its sweet sadness. It is funny to see the colorful Allegra in such bland clothing for once! Per usual, I doff my hat to you, Tilia, and I continue to <3 the classics!

Odd kids are special... But man, do they sometimes make me feel uneasy at first, XD. I'm having a bit of that with Ferrus; I am not even sure how he got his eyes... But I think I've crossed the line where it goes from "...Stop staring at me, kid" to "Aren't you a precious little snowflake?" Hopefully, you'll get the same thing, Tilia!

Also, that lullaby was so sweet.
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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Man on the Flying Trapeze
« Reply #477 on: March 15, 2013, 02:21:52 PM »
That last part with the lullaby brought tears to my eyes. Humberto would have loved this little baby...it is a terrible shame that he had to die for her to even be born. The heart-wrenching nature of the latter parts of an immortal dynasty.

Welcome to the world, Mata.

I really miss Humberto and it's killing me that I never got a screenshot of a.) him hugging or hanging out with Allegra and b.) one of his autonomous dominoes games with Orlando.  I kind of maybe cried a little while I was writing it :/

I am torn. On the one hand, I am amazed at the perfection of the seventh generation being Mata Hari. Brilliant. So much brilliance. I can't wait to see her grow up. I'm sure she'll be gorgeous. On the other hand, Eureka singing about Humbug and crying over the baby...heartbreaking. And dear Penni is gone too! :( So sad. Glad for Mata Hari though.

Yay!  I'm glad you like it.  Penni (like Sherlock and Moonglow before her) lived a very long life for a pet.  I'll miss her goofy self, though.

After looking her up, it makes me wonder on her supermax, and career.

She will be supermaxing athletics and aspiring to become an international super spy :)

Eureka (who happens to be my favorite immortal- go Inventors!) singing actually made me cry. Bei meiner Ehre.

Does that mean "on my honor?"  Google translate is letting me down.  It totally made me cry too.

Considering that this is me, I can't decide on whether I should be happy or sad at this development . . .  For the sake of context, I'm going to be sad.  :(

And Eureka's lullaby. I almost teared up.  :'(

Aw, you have Orlando's eyes too?  Maybe I'm okay with it then.  I was hoping they would be Humberto purple, but they are not ...

Although this may sound strange, maybe you'll come to be fond of those weird eyes after you get used to them? I just saw Gwenyth's heir earlier this week. At first I was disappointed, but the more I looked at that odd child, the more I couldn't bare to let it go! Anyway, Mata Hari isn't a name I'd heard of before. Loving the Classics so much as I do, I had to look it up to know more! Thank you for introducing me to the wonderful story of her life--which I just spent the last hour reading over! I'm not sure how it will related to a supermax for your story, maybe the criminal or law enforcement career? Maybe an actress? Anyway, this was a lovely update that nearly had me crying again with its sweet sadness. It is funny to see the colorful Allegra in such bland clothing for once! Per usual, I doff my hat to you, Tilia, and I continue to <3 the classics!

I reaaaaallly hope this is the case.  I feel so mean and superficial to be disappointed, but all of my Sims have been so beautiful up to this point, you know?  I'm surprised a few of you have never heard of her!  She's a personal hero of mine that I discovered in a novel back in middle school.  I love that painted carbon-plate photo of her in the yellow dress with the Indian head jewelry.  And how proud she was when they executed her ... sigh.  SO romantic.

My guess is . . . either actress or performer of some sort! Either way, with all the Classic genes, baby Mata can't help but be pretty!

Spy is kind of performer!  She's not as pretty as the others to be sure, but hopefully she will grow on us. 

With a name like Mata Hari, I'm guessing International Super Spy. And while it's not nearly as moving as Eureka's lullaby, here are the lyrics I can remember from the song "Mata Hari."

Mata Ha-ari, Mata Hari,
Ooh what a wicked girl was she,
Just like the girl I want to be.


The musical was Little Mary Sunshine. Here's a link to the song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laRIxEIjMv0

Golden ticket for you, madam.  That will be her future.  That's a fun song.  I'm pretty well versed in theater, but this musical is new to me!

Odd kids are special... But man, do they sometimes make me feel uneasy at first, XD. I'm having a bit of that with Ferrus; I am not even sure how he got his eyes... But I think I've crossed the line where it goes from "...Stop staring at me, kid" to "Aren't you a precious little snowflake?" Hopefully, you'll get the same thing, Tilia!

Also, that lullaby was so sweet.

You're teasing me, talking about Ferrus and not letting me see him.  You and Rhoxi have both made me feel hopeful about growing attached to Mata Hari.  Here's hoping!

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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Man on the Flying Trapeze
« Reply #478 on: March 15, 2013, 07:26:21 PM »
Does that mean "on my honor?"  Google translate is letting me down.  It totally made me cry too.

Yup! Probably shouldn't have typed it that way, but it's just a way for me to emphasize something in my family, and sometimes I keep in the habit on the internet.
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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Man on the Flying Trapeze
« Reply #479 on: March 15, 2013, 07:49:30 PM »
Aw, you have Orlando's eyes too?  Maybe I'm okay with it then.  I was hoping they would be Humberto purple, but they are not ...
Do you mean in my game, or in real life? Because I've got them in neither. I meant it more in the sense that I'm running the Hideous Dynasty, so I was kind of torn. I understand your disappointment completely, though, because it is frustrating when you want them to come out a certain way, and they come out as something different entirely.
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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Man on the Flying Trapeze
« Reply #480 on: March 15, 2013, 08:07:13 PM »

Oh yay! After I read about Mata Hari and thought it over last night, I was going to come here and guess Super Spy and Athletics. I'm also kinda hoping for maybe a heartbreaker LTW; I think that might be kinda fitting. Plus I've always thought that sounded kinda fun to see in a dynasty--and she is the "un-marriagable" generation who still needs a baby. Anyway, young Mata Classic certainly has my curiosity aroused. I can't wait to read about her story!

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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Flight of the Bumblebee
« Reply #481 on: March 15, 2013, 09:43:53 PM »
Mata Hari was born on Leisure Day a sunny little bundle of happiness who loves the color yellow.  It couldn't have been more perfect if we'd planned it that way.  Getting used to raising a baby, however, was a learning process.



Well, for me, anyway.  Orlando was a natural!



Honestly, if I hadn't already been in love with the guy, watching him gently cradle his infant daughter and fawn over her would've done it for me.  As it is, I've got about four weeks of Woohoo penciled in for when she's finally old enough to give us some peace.



Obviously, at the burrito stage, you can't tell which parent (if either, in this family) the nooboo will look like, but Orlando is absolutely insistent that she is going to be a clone of him.  Honestly, after the hotdog incident, I no longer take wagers against my husband.



You couldn't ask for a better father to a baby girl.  And while I know from our late night talks that Orlando is trying to maximize his time with Mata Hari before it's too late (he's already over 70), I can't imagine he'd have been any different if she were born while he was still a young adult.



As it is, it's very possible Mata never had time to log any other human into her grasp of reality during her infancy. 



And before you could blink, the infancy itself was over!



Orlando was right.  She has my eye color and Daddy's hair color, but other than that, this little girl is 100% Orlando Classic.





We dressed her in yellow, her favorite color, but we haven't designed a bedroom for her yet.  Though we can easily afford it, Orlando wants to keep her close while she's still little, so she sleeps in our room.

Honestly, I quite like having her close too.  Hearing her little baby girl snores lulls me to sleep like nothing else in this world.



That is, until she wakes up hungry.



She screams and carries on like that until both parents are awake, then she realizes she's made a ruckus and gives us the most repentant pout you've ever seen.  And how can you be annoyed after that?



I certainly can't.



Life is hectic right now.  There's so much going on.  Orlando has single handedly taken over Mata's skill learning while I continue to work on my Supermax (I'm very close, by the way!)




The other immortals continue on doing their thing, occasionally allowing themselves to excitedly chatter about what is possible after we're done ... after Mata's daughter becomes an elder.  Can you imagine that far into the future?  I can't.



I'd rather just stay here and now forever.  I mean look at her.  Wouldn't you?


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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Flight of the Bumblebee
« Reply #482 on: March 15, 2013, 09:47:34 PM »
Awwww . . . she may not have the Classic features, but she sure is cute! I can't wait to see what she looks like when she's older.
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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Flight of the Bumblebee
« Reply #483 on: March 15, 2013, 09:49:23 PM »
Mata's super-cute! I love how she still has Ophelia's eye color, and as for her unique features, nothing wrong with those either.

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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Flight of the Bumblebee
« Reply #484 on: March 15, 2013, 10:32:57 PM »
Oh, what an adorable girl! It's so endearing to see Orlando taking care of his little girl like that. You capture the fleeting nature of the non-immortals' lives very well, I must say.

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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Flight of the Bumblebee
« Reply #485 on: March 15, 2013, 10:53:58 PM »

Awwwwww, hahaha! That pout after she wakes everyone up crying for food is just too darn cute! "I'm sorry, papa, but I'm just so hungry! I couldn't helps it!"

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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Flight of the Bumblebee
« Reply #486 on: March 15, 2013, 11:32:00 PM »
just spent the whole evening getting to know the Classics... love it cant wait til the next installment!!

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« Reply #487 on: March 16, 2013, 01:12:09 AM »
She really is cute! And if you ever find yourself despairing of her looks, remember this: Mata Hari herself was not Classically beautiful. She made herself alluring by her actions and confidence, not her face.

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« Reply #488 on: March 17, 2013, 11:11:05 AM »
Awwww . . . she may not have the Classic features, but she sure is cute! I can't wait to see what she looks like when she's older.

She is a pretty darn cute toddler.  I imagine those eyes will look stranger as she ages, but as of right now I'm pretty frequently in "awwwww!" mode.

Mata's super-cute! I love how she still has Ophelia's eye color, and as for her unique features, nothing wrong with those either.

I love that Ophelia's genes turned out to be so strong.  In her own way, she's immortal too :)

Oh, what an adorable girl! It's so endearing to see Orlando taking care of his little girl like that. You capture the fleeting nature of the non-immortals' lives very well, I must say.

He is SUCH an attentive parent.  He pops wishes about Mata so frequently that there's never room for anything else.

Awwwwww, hahaha! That pout after she wakes everyone up crying for food is just too darn cute! "I'm sorry, papa, but I'm just so hungry! I couldn't helps it!"

It is easily one of my favorite screenshots ever.  I'm a big fan of the fast-forward key and I'm really glad I wasn't using it when that happened, because that still just melts my little heart.

just spent the whole evening getting to know the Classics... love it cant wait til the next installment!!

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She really is cute! And if you ever find yourself despairing of her looks, remember this: Mata Hari herself was not Classically beautiful. She made herself alluring by her actions and confidence, not her face.

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I love this comment.  You are absolutely right.  If nothing else, it enhances her character.  The hair is cc.  If you like it, I'm happy to PM you a link.

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« Reply #489 on: March 17, 2013, 11:36:21 AM »
I've been spending a lot of time in the museum rooms since Humbug died.



I may be new to this whole immortality thing, but one thing is certain - we all go through the same stages of eternal old age.  My tenure, mercifully, will be shorter than those before me, but there's still a lot of insight to be had from reviewing what went before.  The stuff I wasn't around for.



Life goes on above stairs.  Little Mata Hari is a beacon of brilliance.  She actually taught herself to walk!  Can you imagine such a thing? 



I quite like that.  It goes against convention and almost sticks it to her parents, who wanted to teach her to walk the way they saw fit.  But not our Mata, she's going to teach herself.  She's a very independent little girl.  Often softly speaking to her teddy bear, Pinkerton, about secret things.



Of course, she's friendly when the family wants to spend time with her.  For some odd reason, the daycare has ceased to have business since she was born.  Granny is distraught and hovering between retiring or quitting and starting again to bring more toddlers in.  Either way, there are no lack of playmates for Mata Hari in her toddlerhood.



Immortality is a lonely thing.  You think of all those you've loved and lost and can't have back.  We all spend more time in silent, independent introspection than I was ever aware of in my mortal days.



And we find ways to entertain ourselves to make up for it.  Eden, for her part, has caused a romantic epidemic in Monte Vista with wayward love spells.



I wonder if anyone remembers her childhood.  I wonder what the house was like in those days.  I wonder if that little rainbow bird in the photo had a name.



I feel like that about everyone, really.  And one day, Allegra will too.  If she's able to supermax without being attacked every five minutes by lovesick spell victims.



My sweet daughter will experience loss ahead of the rest of us, and she knows it.  She recently had her adult birthday.  Being a little party animal, I'm surprised she let it sneak up on her, but the poor thing has a lot on her plate these days.



She knows her husband is at the end of his life, and it's hard to choose between her requirements and spending as much time with the man as possible.



No one is more aware of it than he is. 



And again, I think of loss.  My dad died when I was a teen.  Mata's might die before she's even a child.



We all wonder what her life will be like.  We know it's time to tear down the wedding chapel, but it's such a painful thing to do.  So final.  So bleak.



In a way, it's the same reason we keep such a record of other things that have gone from us.  Things many don't remember. 



I wonder who invented the photograph.  It's something I should know, isn't it?  I know who invented the montage, I know who invented the camera obscura, but actual carbon plate photographs?  That one I've never looked into.  Granny might know.

But, like I said, we're all waist-deep in our distractions from the overbearing stretch of forever.



I wonder if it's easiest for her or worst.  I wonder how well she even remembers her days of mortality.  Most of all, I wonder what she was like when she was young.  I can't even imagine her being anything but a Granny, blinked into existence with gray hair and infinite wisdom.



My actual grandmother, however, doesn't seem nearly as old to me.  Sure, she looks like a grandma, but she is always so entrenched in advancing herself, even at hundreds of years of age.



What must she have been like without a single maxed skill.  Just a helpless child playing chess with her grandpa.  A toddler begging for baths.  A teenager worried through the school day that someone left the stove on.



And before that?  Who even painted the portraits and sculpted the sculptures before Mona Lisa took over?  I realize I don't actually know.  I realized recently that I'd never even been in her room.  She was astoundingly beautiful, wasn't she?



We're meant to make pictures in our minds, right?  That must've been the fundamental concept behind the creation of a camera.  We look in mirrors and wish we could capture it, right?  Everyone is fascinated with their own reflection, even babies.



Even people who won't die are inclined by nature to leave a legacy.



And one day, when Mata asks the questions that we've all wondered, I want to be able to answer them.  I want Allegra to be able to answer them.  Her childhood is just a breath away, and she's already whispering thoughts and concerns in her sweet baby voice into her mother's ear. 



It's time to build her room.  It's time to record another life.  It's funny that all of this is only just hitting me now, after I should already be dead and gone, don't you think?


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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Photographs
« Reply #490 on: March 17, 2013, 01:51:09 PM »
Wow, simply wow.
That update was so heart-touching, I really don't know what to say more. Just wow!

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« Reply #491 on: March 17, 2013, 03:10:06 PM »
You capture her emotions with almost painful clarity. I daresay I teared up when you were describing Allegra being torn between her requirements and being with her husband, and the part where they would be tearing down the wedding chapel.

Mata is growing up well loved. She has no lack of support from her mother and all of the grandmas before her...but will lose her father all too soon.

Bittersweet...and very beautiful. You are a fantastic writer.

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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Photographs
« Reply #492 on: March 17, 2013, 03:16:58 PM »
That was sad, and brung back memories from earlier, much earlier, on in the story. I loved it!

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« Reply #493 on: March 17, 2013, 03:40:07 PM »
I teared up too. What a beautiful, pensive chapter. It sounds to me like Granny needs to put her storytelling skills to use and tell her own family its history!

I love the idea of Eden going around spreading love. Not in a Freddie way, in an Eden way. Speaking of Freddie! That picture of him when he was young--oh it reminded me of when he was young and vibrant and handsome. If ever a Sim was made for the trait Irresistible, he was.

There's no way I can say all of the things you put on my heart, but I really loved this chapter.
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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Photographs
« Reply #494 on: March 17, 2013, 03:53:07 PM »

Wow, what a hauntingly beautiful walk down memory lane! These ladies have spent eons with each other, and yet so much remains unspoken: little hidden heart memories. I agree with Rosa, Coralie needs to get them all talking and sharing their family history!

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« Reply #495 on: March 17, 2013, 05:42:44 PM »
I think Coralie should write six stories - one for each generation that has had or is close to ambrosia.

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« Reply #496 on: March 17, 2013, 08:31:22 PM »
Wow, simply wow.
That update was so heart-touching, I really don't know what to say more. Just wow!

Just the wow means a lot :)

You capture her emotions with almost painful clarity. I daresay I teared up when you were describing Allegra being torn between her requirements and being with her husband, and the part where they would be tearing down the wedding chapel.

Mata is growing up well loved. She has no lack of support from her mother and all of the grandmas before her...but will lose her father all too soon.

Bittersweet...and very beautiful. You are a fantastic writer.

Thank you!  I haven't had the heart to remove the chapel yet, but it will need to go eventually.  Sigh.

That was sad, and brung back memories from earlier, much earlier, on in the story. I loved it!

Looking around the museum is probably my favorite part of playing this challenge.  I love all the little momentos of the past.

I teared up too. What a beautiful, pensive chapter. It sounds to me like Granny needs to put her storytelling skills to use and tell her own family its history!

I love the idea of Eden going around spreading love. Not in a Freddie way, in an Eden way. Speaking of Freddie! That picture of him when he was young--oh it reminded me of when he was young and vibrant and handsome. If ever a Sim was made for the trait Irresistible, he was.

There's no way I can say all of the things you put on my heart, but I really loved this chapter.

I miss Freddie a lot, man.  I wish I had more pictures of him, but that's the only one aside from Eden's photo booth pictures in her museum room and in her bedroom.  Plus, Eunice's has the place of honor.  Granny probably should take the time to educate the younger Classics.

Wow, what a hauntingly beautiful walk down memory lane! These ladies have spent eons with each other, and yet so much remains unspoken: little hidden heart memories. I agree with Rosa, Coralie needs to get them all talking and sharing their family history!

I imagine the older immortals forget that the younger ones weren't around for things.  It seems easy to imagine we were all there when Eden found Lancelot, but Eureka, Allegra, and Mata have no clue that the bird ever even existed.  I agree that they need to hear the stories.  Side note: really sad that there's no way to bring back a small pet at the end of the story.  Poor Lancelot and Romeo will have to stay dearly departed.

I think Coralie should write six stories - one for each generation that has had or is close to ambrosia.

She actually did have a masterpiece novel for each immortal up to Eden.  I suppose I should have her keep going!  I just got bored with sending her to write after a while, you know?

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« Reply #497 on: March 17, 2013, 08:52:55 PM »
The final days of Mata Hari's toddlerhood were what you'd call bittersweet.



I mean, look at her!  Sweet Watcher, I have a cute kid! 



Though of course bitter because she won't be travel-sized anymore.  She'll probably start having friends other than us Classics, and what then?  Jealousy.  That's what.



I got my act together and threw a party for her child birthday.  Orlando spent the entire week leading up to the thing decorating the empty tower room upstairs to surprise her with.  He did an amazing job, if you ask me. 



Once the guests had gathered, I started to walk toward the nursery to go retrieve my nooboo, and I heard Granny mutter, "I never get to do it."

So, I swallowed my maternal entitlement and said, "Hey, Granny, I am pooped from last night's show.  Would you mind taking Mata to the cake?"

It might be one of the only birthdays she ever smiled during!



And let's be honest, it's just as fun from the sidelines!  I love how they go all cross eyed when they age up, don't you?  Forum?  I know you're there.  Isn't my kid cute?



Anyway, stay silent all you want.  We cheered loud enough to have a noise complaint.



She sparkled brilliantly.  Prettiest sparkles I've ever seen.



And giggling like the darling angel she is, she became a cross-eyed child.  Orlando sighed a little sadly, "Aw, no more braid." 

He did love braiding her hair.



She was thrilled to have aged up in her favorite color.  We were all lobbying for cake while Mata was running upstairs to see her new room when something ... something just terrible happened.



The very worst part of it is that I'd run out to catch my carpool to work mere minutes before it happened.  My precious girl had to go it without me.  My darling Orlando never got to say goodbye.



I'd hear later that she ran back down the stairs, her little feet slapping at the floorboards in panicked haste just in time for him to turn and say goodbye to her.



His last words were, "be good, Bumblebee."  And then my husband was gone.



No one called me, but I knew.  I just knew.  I couldn't work another minute.



Meanwhile my daughter was considering herself in her new vanity mirror, hating that she was anything but what her Daddy remembered her as for even an instant. 



That's why, in the end, she went back to the braid Orlando used to lovingly fashion in her hair every morning.



She dressed herself in sunny yellow, bright as the leisure day festival I'd attended with her father the day she was born.



She even picked out a yellow bathing suit, in the middle of fall, just in case.



She prepared herself for exercise, toward her desired supermax.



And made sure she was ready for the cold as well.



Unfortunately, I got home too late to speak with her about what had happened.  I sat on the corner of her bed for a time, watching her sleep.  We'd both need a lot of time before we started to feel better.



Unfortunately, my stress kept me up all night so that I was hard asleep when morning came.  My mother, though, was there to talk to Mata before her first day of school.  Unfortunately so was an unwashed party guest who, for whatever reason, was refusing to go home.



I don't know exactly what transpired between them, but I do trust my mom to give good advice.  After all, it seems like very recently that we lost Dad.  But I guess it can't be.  I wasn't even pregnant then and today my baby is starting school.



Perhaps I should be concerned that Mata almost missed her bus because she was so concerned with feeding our deathfish after her talk with Mom.  Probably not, she's just a kid, but it seems like a bad thing to be preoccupied with, you know?



Anyway, I woke up too late to wave her off.  She was already on the bus, barreling down the street away from her toddlerhood toward the adult she'll one day become.


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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Dance of the Hours
« Reply #498 on: March 17, 2013, 09:03:44 PM »
No, Orlando! Such bad timing!

Mata is a very pretty young lady--I love how her everyday dress is the Imaginary Friend dress!
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Re: The Classic Immortal Dynasty - Dance of the Hours
« Reply #499 on: March 17, 2013, 09:40:56 PM »
Well, at least he got to see her grow up to child  :'( *sniff, sniff*

I do love Mata Hari's clothes though. And her braid is sweet in its motivation. I had forgotten that Allegra could see us! Hi, Allegra! I'm sorry you lost your husband :(
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