I've Been Missing

I had all of these posts planned for my blogs second Birthday... I wanted to review some of my favorite posts from the last year, and then wish it a Happy Birthday, and then wish myself a Happy Birthday, and overall enjoy November.

And then my tenant in my apartment in Boston went MIA, I hadn't received rent and I started to call. I didn't hear from her for days and all I saw were dollar signs and I was scared. I started to panic. I called her, I called her job, no answer. I was trying to reach out and nothing at all. Then on November 11, she sent me a letter saying she had moved out on November 1.

Well, that's funny cause the bitch signed a binding contract (otherwise known as a lease) saying that she was going to live there until August 31. Oh, believe me the lawyer was called and this bitch is about to have her ass handed to her.

So that is just one of the many things that has happened to me over the past year. It has been an exciting year and a crazy year, and a hard year in many different ways. From a new phone to people kicking books around the bookstore. Going to preview parties and starting to go to yoga. The dog eating my pants (and now living with that dog). Fights in P-town and more vicious attacks in Boston. My back being sliced opened and moving out of Boston and living with another human and a lot of animals. Punching a pumpkin and losing my Tipsy. It has been a year of ups and downs. It has been a year of new beginnings and a year that truly proved that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. I have had many days this year when I felt like I should just lay in bed and never move again, but I have also had those days when I have said that I am going to get through all this and I am going to live my life. I have lived my life and I have had a great year.

Everything happens for a reason, I believe that and all of the bad things that happened this year forced me to grow and look at my life and learn new things. I haven't enjoyed every minute of it but I know I am stronger now then I was at this time last year.

So, HAPPY SECOND BIRTHDAY Stuff On My Mind, here are some of my favorite posts over the past year:

December 7, 2007: Launch Codes- I got my Blackberry and there were way too many things on it!
December 12, 2007: When Worlds Collide
December 21, 2007: On Global Warming- Please note I may be living further South now but I still support it!

February 2, 2008: WOW- Best Book of the Year Candidate
February 11, 2008: He is So Demanding- S felt left out so I posted for him
February 13, 2008: Soccer Anyone- A customer kicks her book around the store because I won't let her return it!
February 22, 2008: An Innovator Not A Bad Speller

March 2, 2008: ???- JCH makes some interesting remarks sometimes.
March 14, 2008: The Semi Glamorous Life- I still stand by this post although some people hated it.

April 3, 2008: Seriously?
April 22, 2008: I Hate Lettuce- Yes, I still hate it

May 2, 2008: I Will Never Understand
May 15, 2008: There Is No Crying In Yoga- I still laugh when I read this post.
May 30, 2008: Maybe Another Line of Work Would Suit You Better- Yes, she was a recovering addict working at the liquor store

June 9, 2008: JRH This is Your Life
June 21, 2008: The Dog Ate My Homework- well she actually ate my pants
June 26, 2008: Sad Sad State

July 11, 2008: Really... Are We Really Fighting Here... Really- I love this post
July 12, 2008: Attack of the Gnomes
July 21, 2008: A DC Wedding

August 10, 2008: Here Is The News- The Doctor and I are moving to DC (crazy)
August 14, 2008: I'm Not Making This Up
August 20, 2008: Compromise, Couches, Olives
August 28, 2008: Crime On Columbus- My life is turned upside down

September 12, 2008: Should I Be Worried- JCH strikes again
September 29, 2008: The Best Ideas Ever

October 21, 2008: Punching Pumpkin Head- My PTSD hits hard at a haunted house
October 28, 2008: On Losing A Companion- I still cry every time I read this post.

Those are some of my favorites that cover a lot of what has happened this year. I hope you enjoyed some or all of them and I hope I have some great stories to share in the future.

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