Milestones… page 72

Day 135 – 07/25/2020

Got out and walked in the cool air just after six this morning and watched the neighborhood wake up – or not… pretty quiet Saturday so far, but Farmers’ Market was setting up and a few other walkers were out. Increased my distance this morning with half the pain, so I’m calling it a win.

When I was almost home, Kim zipped up on his bike on his way to PickleBall and got cheeky with me, so win-WIN. Sidewalk kisses under a shade tree are great any time, but they’re a must if it’s your 16th wedding anniversary when everything’s a celebration. My future looked like a blank slate to me when I was a little farm kid, but two things took shape as life materialized: I wanted to be happy… and to know that I, the authentic me, had made someone else happy. Feels like it’s all about winning today, of the satisfying kind.

Ms. Brain just asked “Where’s the music?” and now da boyz, Leon and Johnny, are in my head like the best friends they’re becoming. Mr. Russell’s soulful twang… and lord, lord, those pounding chord progressions… and Elton John being his inimitable self. Neither of them will ever know what their gifts to the world are giving to me, that farm girl who had no clue where she was going… but I hope in the economy of the universe they’re both richly repaid. And please don’t tell, but now the girl’s dancin’ to “Hey Ahab,” have mercy! Could just accidentally survive this whole catastrophe.

Things being what they are, we decided to let Anniversary Day plan itself and we’re right on schedule. We’ll have The Breakfast, as is only fitting, with The Best Salsa In The Known World, and then we’ll just hide and watch – the day will be good stuff. Tonight we have tickets for an outdoor cabaret being put on by friends – the audience sits in their cars and listens on an FM station, BYOB and popcorn, what could be better?

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So simple once you figure it out…

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11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. aRJay
    Jul 27, 2020 @ 17:20:56

    Love, love, love this! πŸ’•
    Happy anniversary to you and Kim! It’s only natural.

    Liked by 1 person

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  2. thelastnightowl
    Jul 25, 2020 @ 15:41:35

    Happy anniversary, you guys! So glad to hear you’re doing well!

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

  3. rajkkhoja
    Jul 25, 2020 @ 11:55:59

    Very nice Quote – Life is not Have you What yHow much money. What you have in really Life.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

  4. rajkkhoja
    Jul 25, 2020 @ 11:51:14

    Hi
    Happy Anniversary. This. Time is best. Enjoy it.
    Very good its.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

  5. Dee A Poe
    Jul 25, 2020 @ 10:28:17

    Happy Anniversary! And tonight sounds like a great time! Perfect, in fact.

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

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