Firsts!

9 Jan

Just as we record our firsts as children, we should record them as adults.  That wasn’t clear to me, until as a fifty-something, I realized how many new things I was experiencing…

First dog “New Love” – May 2012

First blood donation – June 2012

First major life epiphany “Born to Write?” – July 2012

First submission for publishing – August 2012

First time to read a blog – September 2012

First poem “Dear Daughter” – October 2012

First major leap of faith “Leap of Courage” – December 2012

First tweet! – January 2013

And as I reflect over those firsts, I see a new batch just yearning for record.  I have never, but I will…

…be officially published

…eat at the Beehive

…explore Big Bend National Park

…work the front line of a natural disaster

…attend the Albuquerque Balloon Festival

…participate in a charity walk

…write the lyrics to a song

…zip line!

What will be your next first?

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4 Responses to “Firsts!”

  1. jennyholden January 9, 2013 at 12:23 pm #

    You’re right! We’re just the right age for firsts!
    I enjoyed this!

  2. limeavocado January 22, 2013 at 1:28 am #

    I’m thrilled to know that you want to do things like zip-line! Going to have to admit, I did not expect that. Though I love it! 🙂

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