her: I read your blog last night, it was really very sweet. You do sound like the perfect mother on there though.
me: laughter. Yeah I have wonderful thoughts on motherhood on occasion. The execution on the other hand... not so perfect.
(Let's just say we both know better.)
her: Yes, they're lovely thoughts. But still, it was really sweet.
Lest you get the wrong idea about me, or something, from what I write here.