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This is Us (A Christmas Post)

Today, Christmas Eve Eve, was the kids’ last day of school before six days off for their winter break.  It was also Kevin’s first day of vacation from work.  533 more words


Get Ready to Shine Out Loud

There’s something magical about people watching. I guess it’s seeing the hustle and bustle and knowing that every person has a story, a destination, a heartbreak, a joy, a marvel to behold. 641 more words

This Is 40

What are the Most Pivotal Decades of your Life?

I wake up early. My husband and boys are sound asleep. I take in the stillness of the early morning and savor the peace and quiet (ahhhh…). 842 more words

This Is 40


It does not take long for a mother to realize that her parenting partner-in-crime needs five minutes to himself, and when he does, you can bet a pretty penny that he’s just going to go ahead and take it. 1,027 more words


40 Thank You's

You only turn 40 once. For a long time I haven’t looked forward to this number, it is a number. In a previous post I spoke about my thoughts of never thinking that I would get this far alive, real thoughts. 394 more words


This story starts with tea. English Breakfast to be specific but I’ll take Irish, Earl Grey and Darjeeling if that’s whats available. Because I drink a lot of tea.. 409 more words

Embarrassing Admissions


I was diagnosed with an amazing disease at 40. Micro Cardiovascular Disease. I got pretty bitter and did a whole lot of “Why ME’s” and got very angry at what my ex did right after my heart attack especially since I just had a heart attack BUT now….I have a disease that can end my life whenever it wants to & I want to live. 220 more words