a list for friday: things to do before I’m 40

With today’s birthday, I begin the long slow slide to 40—I’m now closer to that number than I am to 30. Which does not fill my heart with joy.

But when I turned 30 I said this would be my best decade, and so far that prediction has been spot on. In the last five (um, I mean six) years I’ve started my own business, bought a house, and gotten engaged. Also there was that summer I really dazzled everyone with my mad kickball skillz. So who …