SamCaricature_small-bmp.BMPReady or not, I’m turning 50 this afternoon! I’ve tried not to dwell on this earthshaking event, but circumstances haven’t made it easy. Indeed, it seems as if the world has been conspiring to remind me about the consequences of aging as my mega-birthday approached!

First came the inevitable, dreaded letter, inviting me to join AARP. My spouse urged me to tear it up and forget all about it, but not only did I sign up, I added her name to the membership list as well.

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