Thought I’d do a blog post about my 66th, since there’s too many pics for Instagram.
It’s been a couple of years (remember, Covid…) since we really did much for my b’day, so I was happy to plan this little outing. July birthdays are kind of crap, really. When you’re little, you miss the class birthday party and when you’re older, it’s summer, hot and most attractions are crowded and miserable… But, fortunately, this was a Good One!
Onward, Birthday Girl!
What is the proper way for a former Bostonian to begin her birthday?
A Boston Cream donut from Dunkin’, naturally!
Continue reading “A Sawdust Birthday”
My mother would have been 88 today.
I took the day off and streamed the first few episodes of the last season of Grace and Frankie, because we both loved it and she didn’t get to see this final season.
At one point, I was thinking about birthdays past and how it got harder over the years to come up with presents for her. As she lost more of her sight and mobility and the list of things she could eat got smaller and smaller, the defaults became DVD’s, books on CD and jewelry I made for her.
Continue reading “Happy First Heavenly Birthday, Ma!”