Somehow – and I have no ida how this happened – my boy Ned is 18 today.
That’s a proper grown up.
Actually, Ned has been a proper grown up for years, if you take the term ‘proper grown up’ to include knowing his own mind, being unafraid of emotion, knowing how to hold a conversation, taking [...]
If I had to sum up my birthday in one word this year, the word would be ‘thoughtfulness’. The people in my life made such an effort.
The cards were perfect. Here’s a sample.
The one on the left is from Flora. (Her literacy skills are very good, for a kitten.) The next is from Joy, who [...]
It seems that, on Sunday, I’m going to be forty-one years old.
I find this extraordinary because (a) in my head I’m still 22 and (b) it feels like about ten minutes since I celebrated my 40th.
But, we are where we are, and where we are is VERY CLOSE TO A BIRTHDAY! Hooray! There will be [...]