We’ve been busy of late, Gentle Reader. Mostly the Mental Hamster getting into Olympic condition, but still. Things did happen.
It was, in fact, my birthday last week and I decided this year a different attitude was called for. No shopping or thing coveting transpired (aside from an ill fated attempt to buy a copy of Moby Dick online), and the Partner baked me a cake this year- I decided not to do it for once. I relaxed into it all and rigorously chucked expectations and preconceived notions. And? it turned out great.
Our social landscape has changed drastically since we’ve been up here. Some of it has hurt alot, and some of it has just happened. There are definitely fewer people in our world now, anyway. Since this is the case, and birthdays are of course, like many holidays, times when we can go overboard into the past OR…
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