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Missing My Kid On His Birthday

Missing My Kid On His Birthday

Today is my son’s birthday. His 17th one. And for the first time ever, I’m not with him. I can't hug him more than he wants me to. I can't tell him, again, the story of his birth. And I can't bake him a birthday cake from scratch. (Oh, right, I wouldn't do that anyway.)
On Turning 48 (Just One Step Closer to 50)

On Turning 48 (Just One Step Closer to 50)

Today is my birthday. Yep, I'm 48 years old. F@*k. That’s old. But as my daughter told me today, “You don’t look 48. And you definitely don’t act 48.” Thanks kid. I should have spent an extra couple of bucks on your Hanukkah present.
7th Wedding Anniversary (A Night at the Brazilian Court Hotel)

7th Wedding Anniversary (A Night at the Brazilian Court Hotel)

Today is my seventh wedding anniversary. Of my second marriage. Which is also my last marriage. So this past Saturday, my husband and I drove 30 minutes south to the island of Palm Beach to mark the occasion by spending a night at the beautiful Brazilian Court Hotel. We had been to the Brazilian Court before, spending a night...
Conversations With My Husband: 50th Birthday Cruise Edition

Conversations With My Husband: 50th Birthday Cruise Edition

My husband celebrated his 50th birthday last week. On Thursday night, I threw him a surprise happy hour at one of our favorite local bars. People from all different parts of his life just kept walking through the doors. Unexpectedly. And he felt tremendously loved. Which is how I wanted him to feel.
My Husband's 50th Birthday

My Husband’s 50th Birthday

Today is my husband’s 50th birthday. Fifty is kind of old. I mean, for a husband of mine to be. I’m only 47. His trophy wife.
Fifty Years Is A Long Time

Fifty Years Is A Long Time

I’m going to a 50th wedding anniversary party tomorrow night. Fifty fricking years. That’s a long time to be with the same person. Day in and day out. Sleeping in the same bed. Sharing the bathroom, your meals, your saliva. But my Aunt C and Uncle D have done it. And they’ve done it well....