Archives for May 2014
Today I turned 50 years old. I couldn’t resist taking a another selfie, with Pat’s help. (Is it really a selfie if someone else takes the picture?)
Not bad for 50, eh? Especially considering that I’m not exactly a paragon of healthy living.
It’s been impossible for me not to take stock of where I’m at. I tell myself not to do it. But the past few days, any time I’ve had a quiet moment, the little voice in my head says, “Time to run the numbers. Make an assessment.”
The good news is that things are looking pretty good right now. I’ve made peace with My Regrets. I’ve put The Dark Years behind me. I finally found the proverbial True Love with Pat. As much as I fume over day-to-day stuff at work, I actually like my job and where my Career Path has taken me. My Media Empire is still lots of fun to work on. I have good friends. The days are full. There are cats in the house.
As I sit here and do a gut check, I get no sense of dread. No “over the hill” blues. I’m confident there’s no midlife crisis in my future.
In fact, I’m feeling strangely optimistic and ready for adventure.