Growing Older and Up
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” — Mark Twain
Approximately 19 million people do it each day. Some love it, some dread it, but either way, this day comes every year: your birthday.
As a kid, I was young for my grade. Being six when your classmates are already seven is an embarrassment, so in elementary school I tried to hide my age. I was certain older meant better. (more…)