Category Archives: 35 Before 35

The Little Things I’ve Gleaned From My 35 Years on Earth

I remember receiving chain emails, back when people still did that on a regular basis, about “everything a woman should know/have/do by age ___.” There was a really good one called Turning 30: Everything a Woman Should Have and Should … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: First World Problems

#25: Go Apple-Picking.  This seems like a minor adventure, but it’s one of these field trips that was starting to feel like it would never happen. There are a couple of months every year when one can pick apples in … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: A Check-In

It is September 23rd. Yesterday was the first day of fall. One of my closest friends turns 35 today. I turn 35 in four months and two days, which means I have that long to finish knocking out my 35 … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle: 35 Before 35

Friends, I’ve neglected my dear blog for about three solid weeks—a near record since starting it—but with a good reason, and its name is marriage. My nuptials were about a week and a half ago today, and amazingly, it feels … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: One More (Little One) Down

I’m having too exhausting a week to write anything close to deep, so I’ll just briefly report on my latest minor accomplishment: the acquiring of a truly awesome pair of summer shoes. Another 35-Before-35er bites the dust. I don’t remember … Continue reading

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35 Before 35: The Artist’s Way (and One More)…CHECK

#14: The Artist’s Way. Guys, if you know me at all, you know I’m a Project Person. Projects are what antsy procrastinators like me did in college instead of homework. When I graduated college, I didn’t just find a job, … Continue reading

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Imagine This, Imagine That

I’ve been thinking a lot about imagination and creativity in recent months. (This is mostly due to my work with The Artist’s Way, which I’ve been diligently plowing through since the first of January, as part of my 35 Before … Continue reading

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