12 Days of MY Birthday (Day 3)

Dec 09

December 9th — Day 3 of  the 12 Days of MY Birthday… Today, I decided to enjoy my tea, savor it–the warmth, the flavor, the way it comforts me when I am cold or do not feel well and incidentally, I do not. I have a sinus infection and needed some comforting. Tea, oatmeal, my thick quilt all warming me, comforting me. Happy birthday to me. My friend surprised...

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12 Days of MY Birthday (Day 2)

Dec 08

December 8th — Day 2 of  the 12 Days of MY Birthday… Today, I decided I would wake up and eat oatmeal and fresh cut up fruit. This is one of my favorite foods during the colder months…and thus would be my celebration for Day Two. =) That was enough for me…but my friend had other ideas… She surprised me with some holiday tea by Barnes...

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12 Days of my birthday

Dec 07

My birthday is exactly one week before Christmas. It often gets overlooked or lumped into the Christmas festivities–a Christmas/birthday gift, a card with a wish for both, a phone call to say hello for both, a mention about it on Christmas. My birthday is inconvenient during the busy giving season. I am aware of this and try not to take it personally. I...

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