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Guessing someone’s age

The media has distorted people’s perceptions of how old someone looks. That’s what I think. I’m always frustrated to watch shows about high school kids played by actors who are in their mid-20s. College students are portrayed by 30-somethings. Thus, when people meet normal sophomores in high school, they think the teen is in middle school. Or when they see a ...

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Reflections on a birthday … and thinking about babies

Today was my birthday. I’m 27 now. I don’t know at what age people start to feel old. People make a big deal out of 30 … and then 40. Twenty-seven shouldn’t feel old. And I don’t feel old. All I know is that I wasn’t exactly happy to move up one digit. This was the first time in my life that my new age seemed to be worse than my previous one. I liked ...

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