The Birthday Manifesto

Like clockwork, as soon as my birthday week rolls around, I get antsy and I start questioning my existence. Call it the birthday blues or mid-life crisis but it’s always the same each time my birthday draws near.  For this year, I tried to make it different. Instead of whining and complaining, I am now…

An Ode to Growing Old

I used to be deathly afraid of growing old. I had this impression that people stop having fun when they get old. They get all responsible and boring and they stop finding pleasure in the little things. Now, I realize how effing misguided I was. For the longest time (and for almost the rest of…