Category Archives: Birthdays & Other Holidays

On Panic, Wii Brackets, and Turning 26

Last Sunday, my parents and grandparents came over for a birthday brunch.  It was a great visit, but when they left, I felt old.  Ancient, really. So I did what any logical person would do: got in my sweatpants to … Continue reading

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On Lemons, Kindness and Turning 25

I’m 25 today.  I’m 25 today.  I’m…screw it.  Let’s talk about something else, yeah?  How about some other things to celebrate on this day?  Yes, that’s definitely better than talking about my age. March 16th is the day that a dear … Continue reading

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One Year Ago, Today

Eleven years ago, today, al Qaeda terrorists hijacked commercial planes and crashed them into the Twin Towers and the Pentagon.  Nearly 3,000 people were killed that morning, thousands more left to grieve the loss of loved ones. It is sobering … Continue reading

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Peace Out 23…

Holy toledo, I’m 24! Time for a birthday checklist: Pulse? Check. Awkward? Always. Vanilla (in case you’re wondering)?: Never. My birthday anthem this year? Sing it…. Last night I was laying in bed going over a different kind of checklist. … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Friends!

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