Thanks For My Birthday

Well, 47 years ago today my dear mother was enduring the really hard and final part of a nine-month physical nightmare. Why any woman puts up with it is beyond me. And, of course, that’s really only the beginning. What follows is 18 years of a job. Jobs can be rewarding, I suppose, but it’s still a job.

But it occurs to me that when you get to be this age what one ought to really take into account and celebrate is what your parents had to endure so you’d get to enjoy this life.

So: thanks mom & dad.

Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2021, contains 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More

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