Hello, Wild Riders! I hope you are well and surviving the pandemic. I woke up this morning and realized it's my birthday! So, how does an adventure girl celebrate when everyone is supposed to stay home? I have a few ideas. First of all, I am very grateful to be here to celebrate. I'm seven... Continue Reading →
5 Things You Must Do for Your Birthday!
Hate celebrating your birthday? Always disappointed? I had a very Happy Birthday on the 11th and celebrated it BIG time this year. How? Easy. I depended on myself to have fun. 5 things you must do for your birthday: #1. Take control. Plan your day in advance. Waiting around for someone else to plan it... Continue Reading →
I Celebrated a Birthday, But Failed to Save a Life.
Have you ever taken a mouth-to-mouth resuscitation class? I took one for a babysitting badge when I was in Girl Scouts. I remember the plastic dummy and going through the routine while hoping to God I'd never have to use it. Flash forward a few decades. On March 9th, I flew back to Wisconsin for my... Continue Reading →
When You Put A Dog In Charge Of Your Birthday – Vlog
This is what happens when my dog chooses how we will celebrate my birthday.
What the WHAT? Signs of Life
After traveling to Wisconsin twice over the last three weeks for funerals and memorial services, I woke up with renewed energy and looked forward to "Birthday Week." Wanting to catch up with writing and blogging, I planned to take care of a few errands first. Imagine my surprise when cleaning up the breakfast dishes. I... Continue Reading →
I’m Planning On A Happy Birthday!
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about life, it never turns out exactly the way you plan. All of your hopes and dreams may be realized, but it’s never the same as we imagine. This can be very true of birthdays too. One year, my friends organized a birthday lunch for me and then it... Continue Reading →
My Impulsivity Can Be Surprising!
When my husband, Danny, was invited to go hut skiing the same weekend as our trip to Wisconsin, skiing won. You're not surprised, are you? Anyway, last Tuesday, Danny remembered we hadn’t transferred the tickets. I had spaced them out too. Duh! We would lose them on Thursday. One ticket could be used in April, but I... Continue Reading →
Another Birthday. Thank God!
It's my birthday! Last year, I looked forward to being a year older. I couldn't understand why so many people loathe them when we all want to live a long life. That's the goal, right? We all want to live to be 100! To get there, you have to attain all the numbers in between.... Continue Reading →
On Birthdays, Socks and Underwear
Not another birthday! I often hear people moan about birthdays. Don’t you? It is s conundrum. If you want to live a long life, you have to weather milestones and put up with a few gray hairs. I tell people to suck it up! Smile! Be glad that you're around for another year. Many don’t... Continue Reading →
Singing Happy Birthday is Risky Business – $10,000 Worth!
It’s birthday week at the Lindau’s. From the 11th to the 20th we will celebrate my sister’s, son’s, mother-in-law’s and husband’s special day. Whew! There will be many presents purchased, cakes baked and photographs taken. We are going to celebrate! Where in the heck did birthday cakes come from anyway? After FSOG (five seconds on... Continue Reading →