Tag Archives: Adulthood

I am an Adult but I’m Not a Grown Up

I am an adult. I have kids, a job. I pay bills and do laundry and sign permission forms. If the hot water heater is broken, I have to call the plumber, buy a new one. If there are mice in … Continue reading

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Is this it?

It has been a long time since I have posted to this blog. Two months almost exactly, actually. I want to write something, I do. I want to talk about what is going on in my life. Make some amusing … Continue reading

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On Living longer than my Father

Numbers are funny. I am often shocked by them. They don’t have much meaning by themselves, but pack quite a punch when applied to our own lives.  I like to tally up the years since a certain event: 24 years … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being an Adult

…Or at least an older adult. I know, I know. My usual refrain is that adulthood sucks. Don’t get me wrong – it isn’t just paying the bills or having to work, or the general drudgery of having to do … Continue reading

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In Praise of Occasional Excess

Of course, you can’t plan these things. Or if you do, the occasion falls flat, seems more of a task of Herculean decadence rather than a natural need to worship at the fountain of Dionysus for a moment, to give … Continue reading

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You know you’re an adult when…

1) You start craving green vegetables. 2) You like dark chocolate with dried fruit in it. 3) You know that amortization doesn’t mean a way of getting dead. 4)Like Bilbo Baggins, you constantly feel like butter scraped too thinly over … Continue reading

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