Off on the horizon, just a year and a handful of months away, stands a milestone year for yours truly. Try though I may, I can never reconcile my age with the way I feel and how I look at the world. There is just no way in heaven that I’m going to be turning 50 soon. No way.
However, when I look at the mirror and see a new wrinkle or a new section of hair that’s decided to go gray, the mirror reminds me that I am indeed pushing the big 5-0. I may feel like I’m 23 years old, but these in-my-face reminders that I’m not 23 get me a little discouraged.
Truth really does hurt sometimes. (more…)