Posts Tagged ‘birthday’
Thirty-two years ago…reminiscing about motherhood.
I was prepared for a typical child. And I expected to be a perfect mom. Matthew and I were neither.Continue Reading
A birthday surprise.
At this very moment, as my husband opens this blog, he is probably spitting out his morning coffee and falling off his kitchen stool.Continue Reading
One step at a time.
This past Tuesday, November 8th, was a big day … my birthday. Oh yeah, and that other big thing. But enough about other things…
A quick back story to this blog is that I recently wrote an election day op-ed piece asking my husband to rebuild our basement stairs for my birthday. (You can read it here: http://www.thewellnestedlife.com/november-8-commentary/)
You can see in this before picture the current state of “astairs.” You have to duck your head to clear the overhead joist, and if you have a basket of laundry, tuck it up to clear your knees. I can handle the head-ducking OK, but ducking and tucking at the same time is hard – like the concrete basement floor below. Every time I head down with my arms full, I worry that this is the time my neck and my knees will protest and send me flailing.Continue Reading