The View: You finally get to see what’s on the other side of the hill. (Unfortunately, you can’t go back if you don’t like it.) Impunity: Now that you’ve reached the milestone yourself, you can tease others without fear of “just-wait-‘til-it’s-your-turn” reprisals.
For better or for worse, we all have a reputation We’re known for being kind, or creative, or cynical, or always late. We can also be known for certain skills, like being a good cook or an awesome guitar player. Most of the time, we become known for a skill we have chosen to develop. But not always.
It’s that ♫ holly, jolly ♪ time of year. A magical time of school Christmas programs, gift-exchanges, obligatory family feasts, cookie bakes, crowded parking lots, bustling stores, weeks of tacky Christmas muzak, office parties, traditions and decorations and expectations and … HELP!
We live in a world filled with technology: E-mail, social media, text messages, web cams and YouTube videos on every imaginable topic (and then some). Everywhere we look we find flashing screens. Information. Distractions. To quote Dr. Seuss, sometimes I get sick of, “the NOISE, NOISE, NOISE, NOISE!”