Sometimes, I think the universe has it in for me. I’m pretty sure it likes to drop things on me from time to time and watch me squirm purely for entertainment, and I’m sure I’ve provided a pretty good show from time to time – which might be why it continues to happen.
I have to say that some performances were better than others. And some of the roles have prepared me for others that ended up requiring much more effort. But hey, I got back up and I’m still here taking the punches, so that must count for something.
Well, the universe has come up with a doozy for this month. You read about my daughter’s wedding a few weeks ago and how it affected me, and this week the universe has blessed me with yet another rite of passage to deal with.
Ah, the heart of a mother has to be made of some of the toughest stuff around, I think. Some sort of material that can hold everything in without bursting to pieces. But hold on, I’m getting a little ahead of myself here.