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So I Missed My Goal

My aim was to make forty recipes by the time I turned forty on September 20th.  I made six.  Mathematicians everywhere are shaking their heads in dismay.   393 more words

Gluten Free

Life lessons at forty. OR Age is not just a number – it’s a good number.

I met with a friend last weekend. She’s in her mid-thirties and when I lamented that I was turning forty the next weekend and had no plans, she said something on the lines of, “Being older is gift enough. 1,057 more words


Speak Softly....

I have taken a temporary vow of silence, beginning at 5:30 this morning.  For some reason, I spent most of yesterday verbally tearing apart my spouse, and I had no real justification except that, for me, the words get in the way of how I actually feel and, sometimes, I need to learn to just shut up. 544 more words

Birthday wrap up and time to get serious........

I haven’t been giving this blog too much love and attention. As my staff would say, ‘sorry, not sorry.’  I’ve been focusing on work and other writing projects.   571 more words