Well hiya. So, tomorrow I am 40. Seriously. Shocking, I know. Aside from probably needing bifocals (going to put that off) and being cranky at the loud neighborhood kids, I don't really notice it. But New Years and birthdays are our family's big holidays, so it's time for the semi-annual big question.
But I would rather hear about you. How are you different? Looking back at either the beginning of your career or your education, what changed? What do you se or understand differently? What's a standout piece of wisdom you would want to share with a younger version of you?
For me, it's a sense of humility (as much as I'm able). 20 years ago, I pretty much thought I knew what was going on. Then I would learn something new and be just *amazed* at how clueless I'd been before. Now, having repeated that experience hundreds of times, I realize that I still don't know much of anything. I can only do my best, whatever that means at the time. Stuff I thought was awesome was eventually shown to be thin and shoddy. Stuff I thought was garbage was eventually shown to be deeper than I realized.
I can only assume even this wisdom will eventually be eclipsed by something wiser.
Write a comment and share your wisdom, please!
So, in the spirit of young v old, here's a music video of me and my eldest daughter busting out the ukulele and accordion. ;-)
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