Friday, January 21, 2005

I went to bed a Robin and woke up a Poppy....


So apparently, the Aussie word for a "high achieving woman" is a Tall Poppy and my nomination as Best New Blog of 2004 has qualified me for a membership in their club and attendance at a huge gala affair as evidenced by the post in the comments section in my TUMS and Vodka rant below.

Hahahaha - I knew I was high, but high achieving? Well, okay, I'm willing to play make believe. Anyone who really knows me is well aware I live in fantasy world, so this is a perfect fit. I've given myself the rather uninspired name of "writer poppy" which hopefully will appear on their site later. Update: I've just asked them to change it to "psychotic writer poppy".

But oh dear, it appears I will need both formal attire and a date with whom to stroll down the red carpet. This is going to take some thought. I mean, obviously I will wear something black and clingy with a plunging neckline, but who do I want on my arm? I mean, should it be someone I actually know or since this is cyberdreamworld, can it be like, JD Salinger? (Though if you've read author Joyce Maynard's autobiography, he's not a great lover so forget it!) Can I bring back someone from the dead like, say, John Lennon or George Harrison? Hmmm...anyway, so you don't think I've totally lost my mind, here's the link: Tall Poppy Diaries

8 comments:

Pink Poppy said...

Psychotic Writer Poppy, you are. Now grab your stylist, (and your agent, of course), and get over to the Red Carpet to greet your adoring fans! Cheers!

Isabella said...

Welcome to the Poppy Club, Robin, and congratulations on your showing at the BoBs.

I thought of inviting Thomas Pynchon, but then I figured he'd probably wear a bag over his head, so what would be the point...

See ya 'round.

RobinSlick said...

Why thank you! I believe I already have at least made one preliminary practice stroll down the red carpet and posted it on your blog but probably in the wrong spot...

RobinSlick said...

Isabella - some men need to wear a bag over their heads. In fact, some are two baggers - one for me to wear in case their bag falls off.

But again, thanks for the invite to the ball. I love a good party.

RobinSlick said...

Oh, and don't forget to blogroll In Her Own Write - I really appreciate it!

Psychotic writer poppy. I dig it. I may have bumper stickers made up. Or at the very least, a t-shirt.

Pink Poppy said...

Hey--we don't do ANYTHING half-a**ed at Tall Poppy Diaries. Oh no. You're on the blogroll AND the list of honored guests. Yeah. You're THAT cool....

RobinSlick said...

Well, how cool is that! And I've linked you as well, fellow pop-ette.

So...do we have a secret handshake or anything?

Pink Poppy said...

Ummm...well...no secret handshake. But we HAVE had requests for letter jackets, Dr. Scholl's Poppy Sandals, and the perennial (no pun intended...) favorite: The Blog Button. I'll keep you advised. Since I don't even know how to POST a button, much less DESIGN one, I think you're probably safe....