On Age and Leisure

I have played hookey from work today and am sitting in Panera Bread drinking coffee and cruising the free wifi. Life is wonderful. Twenty-eight years ago, my mother began the journey that was raising Jane (which oddly enough rhymes with cain). I was headstrong, curious, demanding, bossy, loud, and loving. She admits I was a handful, but I think I turned out okay. Not much has changed over the years.

Already today, I have renewed my driver’s license with my new name. (Who wants to be a Rochester? Not me, though now, I am.) After my coffee, I am going to get my hair cut and highlighted. Then, I shall take my new hair to Borders where it will help me choose some new books.

I plan on doing some writing later, after the pleasure of pampering myself has worn thin. Have a lovely Friday, everyone.

–Jane, one year older, not really smarter

11 thoughts on “On Age and Leisure

  • October 6, 2006 at 10:25 am

    Happy birthday!

    Playing hooky is loads of fun. Have a great Friday hooky birthday!

  • October 6, 2006 at 11:38 am

    Happy Birthday Sweetheart

  • October 6, 2006 at 12:50 pm

    Happy Birthday, Jane! Have a wonderful day!

  • October 6, 2006 at 1:02 pm

    Happy birthday! I’m sure your hair will pick out some great reads.

  • October 6, 2006 at 1:37 pm

    Happy Birthday! Sounds like a good day to me. 🙂

  • October 6, 2006 at 1:53 pm

    Happy birthday! I hope the rest of your day is as good as it sounds like it will be. 🙂

  • October 7, 2006 at 4:11 pm

    I love my Jane!

    Happy belated birthday dear!

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