Miss Corrigan’s Year in Review

Its my birthday today.  My dad asked,  “Do you feel old? ” No, I responded with a sincere smile. This year I turned 32.

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Last summer my sister got married in a garden under clouds bursting at the seams with a heavy rainstorm. The drops only began to fall right after the vows were said. It was as if the sky was holding its breath.

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In the middle of winter, another wedding-the brother in law happily finds his wife. This sparks a first for me; a wonderful rip from the drain of the 9 to 5 life to arrive on the other side of the world, Arabia, no less. MashAllah, Alhumdulilah.

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All of this on a smooth ticking thyroid thanks to last spring’s diagnosis and corresponding daily dose of Levothyroxine. Thank you science.

In fall, our sweet Buddy died. 

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Life is short and fleeting and love transcends time and space. Happy birthday to one who is young like a dandelion right before it turns to bones and  is sent through space on a wish.

Bye Buddy Whiskers. We miss you.

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