√   Wrote my important letter!!  (Even got a lovely, positive response!)  Check.

√   Jacked my cocktail-making skills up from “meh” to badass.  Check.

√   Said farewell to a treasured friend and writing partner who’s moved out of state… (but not out of heart!)  Check.

√   Remembered what’s important.  Check.

√   Celebrated the birth of a special baby girl (and her incredible mom)!  Check.

√  Reconnected with family.  Check.

√  Celebrated the first birthday of my son with an outrageously beautiful, sweet celebration.  Check.  Check.  Check.

A sweet end to a sweet summer.