MRD January 2013
Like many people, I have fond memories of my birthday. As a child, the night before my birthday I could barely sleep - what surprises awaited me the next day? As an adult, the excitement of the 20th has calmed. I no longer expect presents and surprises. Today the 20th is another day that I reflect on another year - and realise that I am getting older.
This year was different. The morning of the 20th opened and I went to work. It was a half day for me, as the family was preparing to travel to my parents house for the Thanksgiving holiday. I remember playing with my son, Kajetan, before we loaded up in our Suburban. We had been driving for only 20 minutes when my mother called... (more)