For another felt board post. You thought it was "time" for something else, didn't you? Like I have depth. Insert maniacal laughter. If you are new and don't know what a felt board is, head here. If you missed the other felt board posts, there are only two. One from 2018 and one from 2019.… Continue reading It’s Time
First, I need to say that my birthday was spectacular within a pandemic. My husband went to so much work to make sure that turning 50 while not being able to hug anyone who lives outside of my home was so special, that he created a private Facebook group after my mom had mentioned to… Continue reading Is It Over Yet? Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Part Thirteen
I felt this was an appropriate post to share at the end of my 50th birthday week; how it all started. 🙂
First published May 1, 2017
Birthdays are important.
My parents have always made me feel this way, especially my mom by carefully planning my gifts, the dinner I wanted, my favorite cake flavor.
I am the same with my children, talking about their birthdays for weeks in advance. I want to make sure they know how important the day they came into this world is to me and to others.
I didn’t always do that for myself, however. In my first marriage, my ex-husband never made my birthday feel special because it wasn’t on his radar even though I expected it to be. On my 30th birthday, he got me a candle and one could argue that, yeah, at least he got me something but I had just…
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Last week, I thought about pictures and how many I have taken over the last fifty years in which I looked like a troll. I once wrote a post about how I don't take a good picture back in 2013. I would link to it but the post was full of pictures that didn't migrate… Continue reading Imperfect
I recently took an impromptu photoshoot in my kitchen on a random Friday afternoon. I didn't plan it, I just happened to look in the mirror and noticed that amid a pandemic, days before my 50th birthday, no makeup on, that I looked decent and I also knew that someday I will want to remember… Continue reading This is 50
First published August 3, 2015
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I started writing this post at the end of February when our lives were completely different. I thought about changing the searches to reflect our lives since the lockdown but decided that it may be better suited for another post entirely. I like the idea of reading this and knowing what I was innocently searching… Continue reading Google Searches That Define You