Dear Reader: If it's Tuesday, this muse be my confession.
Yes, my friends, I confess this is my birthday. I will not however confess my age. But for the record, I sometimes feel older then our nation. Sometimes when the knees get cranky I feel older then dirt! But today, not so. Today, I'm embracing the philosophy that I'm as young as I feel and I refuse to be my age.
I confess that I was pretty overwhelmed this morning that an attorney on our staff baked a birthday cake for me and brought it into the office. Our staff works damn hard during the day and the thought that one of them would go home after a long hard day and take the time to do this was incredible to me.
My wife and I stopped on the way home from work and had BBQ at Benny's. It was just the two of us and it was nice and relaxing. Then home and took in a couple of TV programs we like and peeked off and on at the NH primary returns.
I confess that by this time last year I had sent out something like 8 submission packets and this year I've not sent out a single one during the new year. I need to because the number of outstanding submissions has dwindled down to single digits. Still, in spite of the fact I hope to send out more this year then last, I am not stressing. No, I am perfectly calm. I've got some places in mind and in relative short order I intend to start kicking them out. If I haven't by next Tuesday, then I might start stressing.
So there you have it. A year older but staying cool! I'm feeling comfortable in my Capricorn digs!