I have a big birthday coming up soon: the kind of birthday that ends in a zero, and the one for which I can remember my parents and their friends all passing around the same ridiculous over-the-hill card as they all hit that age.
E and I are trying to figure out how to celebrate. We actually have most of a weekend to ourselves to celebrate, since M will be away on a Scout trip. So we could go somewhere overnight, or do something really festive or different. But we have no idea what to do.
It doesn’t help that we’re in a bit of a slump right now. I’m still trying to recover from a concussion, and I recently learned that my company will be laying off people in my group at work, but it will be another month before we know who. E has been battling a sinus infection for weeks, and caring for her mother continues to be emotionally draining. At least the car problems and household plumbing problems we had in January are all fixed. No single thing is overwhelming, but put it all together, and we’re just running on empty.