Category: birthday


There’s no question Michael will not be please with this post or this picture.  He’s private, but it had do be done.  It’s a milestone. This past Saturday Michael turned 40.  I’ve known him for 24 of those years. He’s bigger now, hairier, he tucks his shirts in and I can’t remember the last time…

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Birthday Suit

Thirteen is an important year, a milestone. Cotter, my son, reached that milestone this past weekend.  Michael and I took him to lunch and had a day dedicated to Cotter. Came home and got ready for dinner and presents.  Tradition in our house, when it’s your birthday Dad makes your favorite meal. Cotter is not…

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New Shoes

Yesterday I turned 36 years old. Thirty-six. Don’t get me wrong, I am not one of those “Oh, my God where did the time go!” types. I know where the time went and I have been present for all of it, but I am getting older. I got a really early start on life. I…

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