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So my 40th birthday is around the corner (and by around the corner, I mean, TOMORROW) and I realized it’s not what I expected it to be. 722 more words

Parenting Humor

Dollar Diet: Week 30, all bets are off!

This week we saved no money at all.

But that’s because it was my birthday!  Not just any birthday.  My fortieth birthday.  It’s kind of a big deal. 339 more words

Dollar Diet

Mid-life carousal

mid-life carousal (phr.) the substitution of shameless hedonism for existential panic, occurring roughly at the forty-year mark.

I entered my fifth decade a couple of days ago, and this is traditionally considered a period during which I should be purchasing a fast car, leaving my wife, or undertaking an unnecessarily strenuous and counterproductive gym regime. 429 more words


Forty and Fabulous

Today I’m forty years old and as I sit in quiet contemplation I am aware that subconsciously I’ve made this day, this time into a major milestone.   873 more words


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


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


Round and Round

  • Author: Terry Tyler
  • Kindle Edition 
  • Category: Contemporary/Paranormal

I was given a copy by the author as part of Rosie Amber’s book review challenge.

Four Valentine cards – from four different men! 

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Contemporary Fiction