Don't Feel Like A Number
Every once in a while – and especially when a person is celebrating a birthday – the subject of age always draws comments. Such as “I remember when I was 21 ... or 30 ... or 40 ...”
As a child, I thought if someone was 30 or 40 they were old. But once I was 21, no age looked old to me anymore.
With the exception of one time, age has been nothing more than a number to me. That exception was my 21st birthday. Finally I was 21! That meant I could cast my vote in political elections! It also meant I could sign a contract to make a major purchase and pay for it over a certain length of...