Category Archives: Year of 40

Giving Myself the Gift of a Year (Part Two)

I began 2010 by giving myself the gift of a year. It was a huge step, spurred on by my dear friend the Late Bloomer Bride and chronicled periodically on this blog. My gift to myself became a year of … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Year of 40

I turned 40 yesterday. I know! Hard to believe, right? (Don’t answer that.) I am continuing to celebrate for the remainder of the year. Here are a few reasons why I am celebrating my year of 40: I am in … Continue reading

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Four Lessons I’ve Learned about Giving Myself the Gift of a Year

I am turning 40 in November. I have dubbed this year the Year of 40 and have been concentrating on taking really good care of myself every day. It’s been a year of learning and I’m happy to share the … Continue reading

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Halfway: Giving Myself the Gift of a Year

Early in 2010 I told my blog readers I’d decided to give myself the gift of a year. That’s what the whole “year of 40” category is about on this blog. I will turn 40 in November. The gift I … Continue reading

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Girls’ Night In

Last night, I had a collection of women over for dinner. I’m not obsessed with symmetry, but I do like it, preferring equal numbers on opposite sides, balance, patterns, etc. So I was pretty pleased when we ended up with … Continue reading

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