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11 Things That Happen As You Get Older

things that happen as you get older

I was born old. Sometime around my twenty-first birthday, my brother-in-law told me he was sure he misunderstood. Surely, I was turning sixty-one, he said. I think that had something to do with my Louis Armstrong CD, but I’m not 100% sure. My tastes have always leaned more towards Old Grandma’s than to those of my peers anyway. And also, my brother-in-law is at least 10 years older than me, so he’ll always be the old one between us. Also, I’m a bit of a prude. That makes me seem older than I am. I think. Nonetheless, I am 33. … Read more

I’m Excited About Getting Older (featuring Pfizer)

Every year of my adult life has been better than the last. I’m not sure if I’ve been exceptionally lucky and my circumstances keep getting better or if the circumstances are irrelevant because it’s more about my attitude. I lean towards the latter, but it doesn’t matter. In either case, I’m excited about getting older. As a young adult, I spent many years wishing I were older, pining for the day when I could do something else. I graduated from high school when I was 16, and I felt like my life had just begun. I blossomed in the freedom of college, … Read more