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Monthly archive December, 2008

Sparkling Wine

This is the year….That I pledge to do the usual: lose weight, be a better parent (not nicer, better), be a better spouse (see better parent), be a better friend (yes, nicer) and be less rigid. I will continue with my ongoing quest to find what it is that I am supposed to be doing...

Boredom

Every so often, boredom sets in and I start to fantasize about what I want to do at this next phase of life. In my 40′s, kids more self sufficient, re-married, financially stable. I still don’t believe that I have found my calling but I have hope. I’ve been good at every job I’ve ever...

Korean Wine

It’s Friday morning. Day after sake, again. Have I ever mentioned how much I love my Thursday night excursions to my favorite sushi restaurant? Its owned and run by a Korean couple. He is the sushi chef extraordinaire. A few weeks ago, he told me that he made something special for me. And then proceeded...

Pride

Pride can be a good thing. Tonight is my daughter’s first saxophone concert at school. She is in the 4th grade and started playing in the beginning band in September. She had never played a musical instrument before, other than the recorder. She goes to a public school. A really good public school where they...

Its Over

My birthday has come and gone. And what a birthday it was. It unfolded exactly how I wanted it to, even down to the things I couldn’t control like the weather. It was in the low seventies with a breeze. Perfect. And the room we got at the hotel. Awesome. With a HydroTherm massage system...

42 and 364 Days

One more day until my birthday. I’m going to spend this last day of 42 reflecting on the past year and the past 42 years. Its a little hard to do after a night of sake but I will try. Growing older doesn’t bother me too much. At least I don’t act my age all...