In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Your Number One.”
This prompt from The Daily Post excited me, until I looked up my birthday – yikes!
Jesus, I’m old
How does this song relate to my personality? I’ll try to put a happy spin on this little nugget of truth – It’s all about love, baby.
“I know I’d go from rags to riches
If you would only say you care
And though my pocket may be empty
I’d be a millionaire.”
I’m a romantic at heart and always have been. I’m a sucker for every chick flick that comes out, and to this day, the movie Love Story with Ryan O’Neal and Ali McGraw brings me to tears. You remember the famous line?
“Love means never having to say you’re sorry.”
Of course, we now know that famous line was a bunch of crock, but you can’t argue with success.
I grew up in a small Southern town in a middle-class home. We didn’t have a lot, but we had what we needed. And although, I’ve had a few heartbreaks along the way, today, I view myself as a very rich woman, not monetarily, but rich in love.
I have a wonderful husband, beautiful home and between the two of us, we have five adult children and eight grandchildren. If that isn’t rich, I don’t know how else to define it. Well, except – I can still do yoga.
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