Truly, if someone had told me 20 years ago — heck, even 10 years ago — that I would move abroad, I would’ve thought them insane. And Scandinavia?! Nope. Boy was I wrong. You really never can tell where the road will take you. When you start dating a guy who’s only on temporary assignment to the states, you have to start wrapping your head … Continue reading This Is 50: I Moved to Norway!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock lo these last few years, you’ve heard of Hamilton! The Musical. I admit I was a little late to the party when it came to the soundtrack, but I more than made up for it once I started listening to it. Put it this way: I had to institute my own 12-step program to wean myself off of … Continue reading This Is 50: I Was in the Room Where It Happened!
I’ve never been one to seek attention. Some people would love to be Beyoncé. Me? I’d rather be one of her backup singers — you know, like the rest of Destiny’s Child. (#PoorMichelle #PoorKelly) So parties in my honor have never been something I’ve sought. I remember when I turned 9 and my mom invited a few girls over for a birthday party. These were … Continue reading This Is 50: The Birthday
I know, I know … it’s been a long time since I last posted. How dare I call myself a writer when I haven’t been taking care of my own blog? It’s been a crazy year, though: In addition to turning 50, I moved to Norway. Norway! I’m an expat, y’all! The last several months have seen so many things, starting with a surprise birthday party … Continue reading This Is 50: An Introduction