I could barely watch the Winter Olympics last month because at 44 years old, I was finally aware that I would never win a gold medal at the half pipe. So much so that when I went away skiing with my family last weekend, I couldn’t even bring myself to go in the half-pipe when my children asked me to show them how to do it.
If you are reading this you may not have seen the VMA’s last weekend – because you read for pleasure. As opposed to, say, raising your first finger or twerking to party down. But don’t feel aged out – I am of the original MTV generation (read: old) and didn’t immediately understand the devolution of [...]
Congratulations on your birth, young man! The whole world was anxiously awaiting your arrival! And not just because you might become the king of England – when you are well past retirement age and those other two kings in front of you are done with their reigns – but rather because we are all so [...]
It has been well publicized that having children will greatly increase your ability to love and empathize, as well as feel unbridled joy. Also true: the sleeplessness, decreased standards of personal hygiene and the inability to get out the door in under 25 minutes ever again. But in addition to new emotional states, there are [...]