41 responses

  1. CaraBella
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    7:21 am

    Reply

    CaraBella said...

    I can't remember what my response was on your survey to these posts, but these are definitely one of my faves — I guess it's just finding out what someone else is thinking at the exact same time — just thoughts, it's lovely. Thanks for sharing + enjoy your week! (And rock that book proposal in the upcoming months ;)! )

    Reply

  2. mise
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    7:40 am

    Reply

    mise said...

    Ah, I always find solace in a good status report. Let's log this one as 'on target' and repair to the golf-course. Oops, we don't like golf. To a three-tier afternoon tea, then.

    Reply

  3. Lily Lemontree
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    7:56 am

    Reply

    Lily Lemontree said...

    Enjoy your mini break my friend, we all need it once in awhile. I send many warm wishes to your son as he heads to school! (a few of those wishes are reserved for him mom, who I am sure no matter how many times she has done it before, must be a little pained to see her children go)
    Will you be AWOL from Twitter as well?
    Looking forward to you return, you will be missed!

    Reply

  4. Suburban Princess
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    8:10 am

    Reply

    Suburban Princess said...

    Enjoy your break!
    Good luck to your son!

    Reply

  5. Barbara
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    8:20 am

    Reply

    Barbara said...

    Status Daily Report
    TO: LPC
    FROM: BarbaraG

    I enjoy it all, your writing, your viewpoint,
    tips, etc.
    Parent of adult children requires a bit more
    holding back of parent and holding onto tissues for that errant tear.

    Best wishes.

    Reply

  6. hostess of the humble bungalow
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    8:26 am

    Reply

    hostess of the humble bungalow said...

    Enjoy your week off, it's well earned!

    I cannot imagine what my mornings would be without your blog presence…you were the first one I followed and you are the first one that I go to each day.

    Applauding from here!

    Reply

  7. materfamilias
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    8:58 am

    Reply

    materfamilias said...

    I look forward to the new format, although I'm very happy with everything I've found here so far.
    Enjoy your week off!

    Reply

  8. metscan
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    11:00 am

    Reply

    metscan said...

    Your temporary absence is understood. It indeed is interesting to see what new you come up with!

    Reply

  9. Deja Pseu
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    12:42 pm

    Reply

    Deja Pseu said...

    I'm very much looking forward to seeing the new look. And reading more of your witty and pithy insights and observations, of course.

    Reply

  10. Preppy 101
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    2:08 pm

    Reply

    Preppy 101 said...

    Have a good week with your son! See you soon! xoxo

    Reply

  11. Henley on the Horn
    August 28, 2010
    08/28/10
    6:14 pm

    Reply

    Henley on the Horn said...

    We can't wait to continue to read! I hope your son has a GREAT year in school

    Reply

  12. Turquoise Diaries
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    1:36 am

    Reply

    Turquoise Diaries said...

    Enjoy your break and I am wondering what will you come up with in the coming 6 months. So far I am really enjoying reading your posts..

    Reply

  13. RoseAG
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    7:00 am

    Reply

    RoseAG said...

    Looking forward to the format re-do. No dig at what you have now – I'm always interested to see what's new.

    Any thoughts of putting your topic categories across the top instead of way down on the side?

    Reply

  14. QueenBeeSwain
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    7:45 am

    Reply

    QueenBeeSwain said...

    love you and enjoy the break!

    kHm

    Reply

  15. Buckeroomama
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    7:54 am

    Reply

    Buckeroomama said...

    Job status report, indeed! It's been a few years since I last heard and used that term myself. :) I have total respect for those who come out with status reports even when one is not required or expected.

    Looking forward to the re-design, but even without it, please know that it's what you write and how you write that keeps me coming back. :)

    Reply

  16. Poppy Buxom
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    8:35 am

    Reply

    Poppy Buxom said...

    What? Not a single word about monetizing or working on your brand?

    How refreshing.

    Enjoy your week off, but know that as regards your new design, I'm sitting on the edge of my hand-carved, ribbon-back, mahogany Chippendale seat!

    Reply

  17. Annabel Manners
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    11:50 am

    Reply

    Annabel Manners said...

    Just discovered your blog. You're a terrific writer! I think a book proposal is a smart move.

    Reply

  18. Reggie Darling
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    11:51 am

    Reply

    Reggie Darling said...

    Nice job, m'dear. Keep up the flame, it shines brightly. Looking forward to your new look. As ever, Reggie

    Reply

  19. ADG
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    3:18 pm

    Reply

    ADG said...

    How cool…assisting your son with yet another chapter in his journey. And how cool also, to have such positive and rewarding challenges to sort through.

    Onward.

    Reply

  20. Preppy Pink Crocodile
    August 29, 2010
    08/29/10
    5:15 pm

    Reply

    Preppy Pink Crocodile said...

    I've loved reading your blog for a long while now. Good luck with your family but please come back soon!

    Reply

  21. Faux Fuchsia
    August 30, 2010
    08/30/10
    1:38 am

    Reply

    Faux Fuchsia said...

    Good luck with your son and enjoy your mini break.

    Reply

  22. EntertainingMom
    August 30, 2010
    08/30/10
    1:50 am

    Reply

    EntertainingMom said...

    Good luck with the proposal.
    Have a wonderful time with your son… I look forward to your return!

    Reply

  23. Susan Tiner
    August 30, 2010
    08/30/10
    10:09 am

    Reply

    Susan Tiner said...

    Chuckled at "slight whiff of decay."

    I wish you success with the book proposal.

    Re: blog design and monetizing Anna at http://www.abdpbt.com/ has great ideas on both — last week she published a free eBook on this you can download here: http://bit.ly/9n2Tu3

    Reply

  24. Jill
    August 30, 2010
    08/30/10
    10:19 am

    Reply

    Jill said...

    I look forward to the new design…and thank you so much for your kind comment today.

    Reply

  25. La Belette Rouge
    August 30, 2010
    08/30/10
    10:50 am

    Reply

    La Belette Rouge said...

    It feels like forever ago that you asked us to take that poll. I don't remember what I said either. What I do know is that I like you and your blog and I am curious to read anything you want to write about. And I would love to read your book.
    Hope you enjoy your well deserved week off. You will be missed.
    xo

    Reply

  26. LPC
    August 30, 2010
    08/30/10
    1:07 pm

    Reply

    LPC said...

    Thank you all very much for the good wishes for my son, your kind words about my writing, and all the wonderful sendoff. I will miss you too – although likely I will still be reading blogs, even if I don't comment, and I look forward to returning.

    Reply

  27. thepreppyprincess
    August 30, 2010
    08/30/10
    6:05 pm

    Reply

    thepreppyprincess said...

    Good for you on taking a break to spend time with your son, your getting a bit of a breather seems overdue.

    You know how much we admire and adore you, how strongly we feel about a book (because of your talent); but did you have *any* idea how curious I am to see the manifestation of a 'slight whiff of decay'???? Serious curiosity, of the kind that killed a kitty. Cannot wait for the new do.

    In the interim, enjoy yourself and your time and your child, we'll be here when you come back. In spades.

    tp

    Reply

  28. Tabitha
    August 30, 2010
    08/30/10
    11:49 pm

    Reply

    Tabitha said...

    This all sounds wonderful, I would love to hold a book written by you in my hands! Good Luck with the proposal.

    Reply

  29. Sydney Shop Girl
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    1:10 am

    Reply

    Sydney Shop Girl said...

    Have a lovely week off, LPC!

    I am excited about the changes and look forward to seeing them soon.

    Take care and God bless,

    SSG xxx

    Reply

  30. Len♥reNeverM♥re
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    7:30 am

    Reply

    Len♥reNeverM♥re said...

    Indeed-indeed!
    Enjoy every moments~

    xo as always*

    Reply

  31. Anonymous
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    8:39 am

    Reply

    Anonymous said...

    In reference to "…mug of tea in hand". What type of tea do you drink? I adore tea in my jumbo Roy Kirkham alpine strawberry mug.

    Reply

  32. Patsy
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    8:50 am

    Reply

    Patsy said...

    Are we in your book??? ;-)

    Fall has always felt like a time of new beginnings to me, looking forward to seeing what you have up your bloggy sleeve.

    Reply

  33. Belle de Ville
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    11:58 am

    Reply

    Belle de Ville said...

    Enjoy your break from blogging.
    I'm looking forward to your new blog design and I hope that one of these days I will take the plunge and buy ad space on Privilege and my other favorite blogs.

    Reply

  34. Silver Strands
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    1:17 pm

    Reply

    Silver Strands said...

    Just found you and it is all very interesting … I'll definitely be back!
    oxox
    Denalee

    Reply

  35. Meg
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    1:24 pm

    Reply

    Meg said...

    Yeah. I think I mentioned something about them being hard, but you might not have heard me with all the slamming my head against my desk. Did I also mention they take forever? Like, forever-ever? Yes. Consider yourself warned. 6 months to a year seems about standard.

    I, on they other had, mostly just want you to write personal status reports all the time. But then, I'm of a different generation and High Wasp roots or not, wear very different shoes. Turning and turning in the widening gyre, the falcon cannot hear… her great-grandmother quite so well. Probably for better, but who knows?

    Reply

  36. AgathaMChristie
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    6:59 pm

    Reply

    AgathaMChristie said...

    What kind of book? Coffee table-ish? Memoir? Combo? Have you ever seen any of those Chic Simple books? In my imagination, you do that, with a combo of memoir and photos on style and lifestyle.

    (My imagination is a bossy, bossy thing.)

    Enjoy your family time.

    Reply

  37. Mary Jo from TrustYourStyle
    August 31, 2010
    08/31/10
    8:55 pm

    Reply

    Mary Jo from TrustYourStyle said...

    Hoping you have a wonderful week off–and that you have a great time with your son! As always, I enjoy your writing.

    Reply

  38. Lori
    September 1, 2010
    09/01/10
    9:39 pm

    Reply

    Lori said...

    Best wishes to your son as he goes back to school. I hope your time away is refreshing and wonderfully spent with loved ones. :)

    Reply

  39. Karena
    September 3, 2010
    09/03/10
    12:35 pm

    Reply

    Karena said...

    Looking forward to many more wonderful posts in the year again. Thank you for all of your encouragement.

    Karena
    Art by Karena

    Reply

  40. mrsbasement
    September 4, 2010
    09/04/10
    5:56 am

    Reply

    mrsbasement said...

    I'm very excited for a re-design. How ever will you imply "whif of decay"? Excited!

    Reply

  41. Lipstick
    September 4, 2010
    09/04/10
    7:09 am

    Reply

    Lipstick said...

    Hi LPC….I hope you enjoy your break. I am sorry for my lack of comments lately. I read you every day during my lunch break at work. For some reason I can't leave comments from my Crackberry. I really, really *loved* your posts about lipstick. ;)

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top
mobile desktop