My baby is a year old! My blog baby, that is. Posted my “100 things” list on April 28, 2007. So, here’s what has transpired in the past 366 days:
Kevin starred in “Wilma’s Revenge” at Market House Theatre. (He played the annoying brother - wasn’t exactly a dramatic stretch for him.)
The cowboy began his post-retirement career, so, if you count his pension, Kacey’s job at the library, Kevin’s lawn-mowing endeavors, and, of course, my jobs, we became a sextuple-income family.
I was privileged to be part of Titus M.’s precious entrance into this big world,
during which time his laboring mother told me, “I hate you. I mean it. This is not funny.”
I became a literature/writing teacher for the high school and middle school co-op, and re-read several great classics like “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Silas Marner”.
I became a coffee drinker. Okay, a warm-milk-with-coffee-in-it drinker, but still . . .
I got a new purse.
We got to "vacation" in an aluminum shoebox while the cowboy competed in the Extreme Mustang Makeover in the big city of Fort Worth.
I shaved Mike’s neck - not once, but twice. (Quite possibly the most exciting events
of my entire year.)
Nathan fell in love with my daughter, and, I’m very happy to say, vice-versa.
Kevin resumed drum & guitar lessons.
I relinquished my Amish status and got a cell phone.
I learned to love dogs. Well . . . maybe that's a stretch. I learned to tolerate Topaz the wonder pooch and I even find it endearing that he brings me his toy so I will play with him when I go to "his house".
Kacey graduates next Saturday - no more tuition!!! (As I'm sure Kevin will receive a full scholarship for academics . . . or Guitar Hero.)
I discovered sushi. Which, I assume, was much like the discovery of oil: disgusting at first, but upon further investigation, absolutely essential to the quality of my life.
We are planning a wedding for the end of the summer.
You know, they say if you don't write these things down, you will forget. Maybe I should keep a journal . . .