Last week was my birthday. For those (16) of you who’ve been hanging around here since the beginning, you’ve helped me through the last four of them. Sure, maybe we haven’t been together in person, but since I started this blog it’s been a form of therapy for me, and when you pass a *cough* […]

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  • Peggy Fox Weaver - As always … great perspective, Michelle! I would rather be 47 than 27 again … that was exhausting with the baby, the career climbing and giving a shit about a lot more things than I do now!ReplyCancel

  • Bev Bell Draughon - Happy Happy Birthday. FYI 65 still feels like 13 so you have hope there. Love ya.ReplyCancel

  • Snarkfest - I can never remember how old I am these days. Thank GOD I have two wonderful kids who never mind reminding me that yes, mom, you’re 48. Thanks, kids.

    Hope #47 was fantastic!ReplyCancel

You guys, I’m emotionally exhausted. This past week brought unseasonably warm temps to Minneapolis, which resulted in just about everyone losing their effing minds. Seriously, that was pretty much the reaction of all of us here when we heard it was going to hit 70° in March. And it did, and then it stayed warm. For […]

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For the third time in as many years, there’s a new housing development being built right outside my neighborhood. I live in the sticks, so there’s plenty of land. I hate to see the decimation of the lovely farmlands. I cringe as I watch the hundreds of trees turn to mulch as they feed them […]

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  • Snarkfest - I feel where you’re coming from. The thought of downsizing has occurred to me as well with one out the door and one a HS Sophomore. And my house was builders grade white walls all over the place. When my friends ambushed my house and did a drive-by painting of the entire downstairs, suddenly everything old was new again and I found myself buying new curtains.

    Now if I could just convince my friends to sort through all the crap we’ve accumulated so that I don’t have to, life would be grand.ReplyCancel

It’s March 2nd and I’m sitting here at my desk typing away, yet don’t really have anything to say and have absolutely no idea what words will next appear on the screen. It’s ironic, because four years ago I was doing the exact same thing. Four years ago today I spontaneously wrote this post without any idea of […]

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  • Snarkfest - You keep writing, I’ll keep reading. Capiche? Good.
    Happy Anniversary, my friend.ReplyCancel

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