Anniversaries and Endings

We last left off talking about metaphorical castles and the tenacity required to keep them from burning down, falling over, and sinking into the swamp. Since that time, I’ve continued to work on my castle with mixed success. I seem to be in a “one step forward, one step back” mode, and my castle today leans quite precariously toward that swampy embrace.  (Maybe that’s what I get for being daft enough to build a castle in a swamp!). However, I will persevere! In the meantime, we have a lot of catching up to do. Since my last post, my sister and I both had a birthday. She turned a dazzling 25 (or so she appears!) and I turned [edited] years old.  I’m not sure what she did to mark the occasion but celebrations were subdued and relaxed at my house because, honestly, I’ve never been comfortable using the word “party” … Continue reading…