First of May

Thursday, May 1, 2008


I know it's cliche to comment on how quickly time passes, but I'm compelled to do it anyway. How can it be May already? May 1st is one of my friend's birthdays. We don't keep in touch that much anymore but every year on May 1st I think of him - I never forget his birthday because of the James Taylor song "First of May." If you haven't heard it you should check it out, it's a pretty great song, even without the personal connection! I'll have to crank it up on iTunes later in his honor.

I've been feeling a touch cranky lately, a statement my husband will quickly confirm and perhaps feel is an understatement. I figured since today was a new month I could get all wacky and start the month with some positive thoughts. It's a stretch for my sarcastic, pessimistic self but let's give it a go anyway. If pigs start flying later today you'll know who to blame.

So...some happy thoughts:
  • One of my best friends is coming for a spontaneous visit tomorrow.
  • While he's here we're going to plan our summer vacation.
  • A new episode of Lost is on tonight.
  • I'll be in NYC next week and will have some time to go bead shopping.
  • This afternoon I'm going shopping and with my very cool former boss.
  • Thanks to the birthday gift I got from my awesome husband I now have all five seasons of Alias on DVD and can watch Jennifer Garner kick ass anytime I want.
  • Our kitchen renovation is moving along (I'm tempted to say but not as quickly as I would like but that violates the happy though rule).
  • See those pretty pink earrings at the top of the post? I kept them, a fine example of the risks of owning a jewelry business I mentioned previously.
It's time to start my work day - a very happy first of May to you all!

Posted by Jennifer at 8:57 AM  
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