That's right, I finally typed those words at THE END of my word document! That doesn't mean it's completed - no, no, no - but the bones are all there. The book itself takes a big detour from my original intention so I need to make sure it still makes sense.
But regardless of what I do, I can say I wrote a book. I even like the conclusion, go figure. Thanks to everyone for your encouragement along the way - I'm sure I'll need more in the months to come.
Today I'm celebrating by going to a birthday party of a gentleman I've recently gotten to know at a local bar. He's part of my retiree crowd, all hailing from Canada and Boston. I swear I meet a new person from Canada every time I go out!