scenes from a happy birthday:
- i taught school for three years
- i worked at the insurance company for three years
- i worked from home for three years
- we vacationed in aruba three weeks at a time
- when i was aunti-nanny for little e, i took care of her three days a week
- i have run the boston marathon three times
- my marathon PB is three hours (plus forty-three seconds)
- steve sax, my favouritest baseball player of all time, wore uniform number three for the dodgers
- i have three awesome cousins (kate, joel, alex)
i would not object to being an aunti for a third time
- i have three kick-ass tattoos (!!!)
- i own three madonna CDs
- each of my ears has three earrings
- i turned forty-THREE today!
- i have written 768 blog posts -> that number is divisible by three!
- i have completed three kikiprojects!
for the past three years, i have announced the year’s kikiproject on my birthday. this year, the vibe is right to conclude my *blogging career* with this post.
i debated back n forth, up n down, about whether to continue blogging or not, as i have had no zowie ideas/a-ha moments for a fourth kikiproject, despite lots of brainstorming. i realize i could just blog about nothing…but that idea is tiresome. i’d rather make like a pro athlete and retire on a high note.
thank you for reading ~ i have reconnected with old friends, kept in touch with family, made new blends…and i have enjoyed so very much sharing creatively through the blog. it’s super cool to have a photographic + written record of the past three years…a lot of water under the bridge! i am going to miss the creative writing process – i have had a lot of fun concocting april fool’s jokes, themes-o’-the-month, alliterative titles…and just plain chatting away.
local friends and fam, you know that i am always up for a s’bux outing; friends at a distance, lmk if you are ever in the uptown waterloo ‘hood. blogging is awesome, but in-person chats are even better!
may the road rise up to meet you.
may the wind be always at your back. [esp if you are running!]
may the sun shine warm upon your face;
the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again,
may God hold you in the palm of his hand.