The Embrace

When my AARP invitation arrived on Friday with its promise of a thermal bag and “real possibilities” I scoffed.     Those that truly know me get my humor.  They get that giving the finger to the AARP doesn’t mean I am not embracing turning 50.  It simply means I am not allowing anyone to… Continue reading The Embrace

I Do

Twenty-five years ago today, I married my spouse.   And no, I am not going to gush about how amazing our marriage is or that he is my soul mate because that is not reality.  That is the shiny post saved for social media where unicorns and butterflies live.   It is the post used… Continue reading I Do

Lazy Gardening

My illusion lies in the image that I am a qualified, even enthusiastic gardener.   When the boys were younger, they were eager to figure out what we were going to plant and excited to tend to the process.   That lasted a day and then the responsibility fell on me.  I had mediocre success.… Continue reading Lazy Gardening