I turn 40 today ….!
Or to be more precise, I turned 40 at 4:17 a.m. (East Coast U.S. time) this morning.
There is a part of me that’s upset about the whole thing …
40? Really?!?! Wasn’t I just 14 not that long ago? You know, back when 40 was “old” …
But a wise friend, or ten, recently reminded me that “Life begins at 40”
…. Ummm, right. I’ll let ya know in another decade.
Continue reading Happy Birthday to me … and a present for you!
For Haris ….
Exactly one year ago today I was on a mad hunt for more decorations to squeeze around the streamers and Elmo balloons already attached to every possible spot in our living room for Haris’ first birthday party. I grabbed a bag of blue-wrapped “1st birthday” candy, a few extra balloons and an adorable Elmo candle for the table.
Today we are preparing for a different kind of celebration. We’ve got candles and flowers – but no cake and only one balloon.
Continue reading On his special day …