More thoughts on the birthday party: First off, German Chocolate Cake. Oh my, it's the one thing I never indulge in, and it's soooo good! So I'll be having a big slice of that! I think I'll ask M. to double the frosting on the cake, just for good measure.
Second strategy: Remember the saying, "How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time"? That's how you deal with a room full of people - one person at a time. I may not deal well with a crowd, but I happen to be pretty skillful one-on-one because I'm a good listener. So I'm looking forward to playing catch-up with some people I haven't seen in a while.
This morning I saw a story about hot-air balloon rides on the news and I told my husband that we should do that and he said "No". When I asked him why not, he said it's too unpredictable because you don't have enough control over where you go and where you land. Imagine that - it's usually me that's so overly cautious.
I've been invited to go to Las Vegas for a weekend with some gals to celebrate a divorce. I know it's someone's way of letting go of the old and making room for the new. But somehow, for me, it just doesn't feel right to celebrate, and even if I could afford it, which I can't right now, I don't think I could go. Haven't figured that one out yet.
Still warm, wet, sloppy winter - I DON'T MIND!!! :)
Have a great day!