Do dreams have expiration dates? You always hear that you’re never too old to fulfill a dream. But is that really true?
The other night hubby and I were in our car driving home from an evening out (a local baseball game). The sun was setting, my tummy was full of junk food (always good), and the evening had been a fun one. I was happy to get home to my little family though – Cora,
Ryan was quite shocked. Some of you may be as well. I’ve always wanted to move to a bigger city. My sister lives in
When I met Ryan I was 30 years old and questioning what I really wanted out of life. I had applied for a job in
Because of the “near miss” I decided to do something drastic. I decided to move to
But then I met Ryan. And slowly the trip to
But when I said that odd phrase to hubby in the car the other night, I actually meant it. I don’t know what we would do if we lived off in a big city on our own. My mom and dad have been invaluable this first year of Cora’s life. Not only to Ryan and I but also to Cora. She loves having her MeMe and Poppi come over and runs to them squealing with glee when they come in the door. And
My quandary now is getting right with letting go of my dreams – even if they aren’t really ones I want to fulfill anymore. I remember my mother always wanting to move back to her home state of
I have always felt sorry that my mom didn’t get to move back to
I do know, however, that I will make sure I encourage her to follow the dreams she has when she can. Even if they don’t include me. New dreams, I have to surmise, are twice as sweet when sprinkled with memories of old dreams realized.