Showing posts from March, 2015

Turning 40

When I was a kid in junior high school my girlfriends and I would sit around and dream about what kind of guy we would marry (tall, handsome, can play the guitar and sing, great athlete, needs to have money, and looks like Joey from  New Kids on the Block) , how many children we would have (two to three, first a boy then some girls), and we couldn't even imagine what the year 2015 would look like when we turned 40! I figured I would be really old, out of touch with reality, certainly grey headed, and probably have a few teenagers.  Yet here I sit on the eve of my 40th birthday and I can't even believe that tomorrow is March 5, 2015 and I am saying goodbye to my 30's and entering the much more mature ranks of the 40's. Or so I imagined.... I must say that turning 40 is not quite as terrible as I pictured it would be. I am grateful for things I've learned these past 4 decades and I look forward to a new chapter. Life is getting better with age. So here are a