The stigma of turning 30…

April 7, 2008 at 9:29 am Leave a comment

     I thought that turning 30 would be some kind of milestone in aging.  The roaring twenties giving way to mature and responsible thirties…not so.  The only thing that has changed is I’m smarter now than I was when I turned twenty. 

    Now I know what makes me happy and I have a family to share that with.  I’m not sitting on the porch wittling and talking about the weather…at least not yet.  I remember watching “13 Going on 30” and she says she’s thirty, flirty and thriving and that is true.  There is so much that is still in front of me and a lot of the insecurties of my twenties have given way to the desire to do and be more, even if I stumble and embarrass myself from time to time.

     At thirty, my goals are clear and my life is fuller than it ever has been.  The only reget I have is that I had my parents when I turned twenty and I don’t have them now that I’m thirty.  It would be nice for them to see that I actually did grow up but I’m still a lot of fun.

     Email me and let me know what my thirties will be like and what I can look forward to.

 

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