A comedian told a joke once about how so often, when he paused to reflect on his life thus far, he realized what a jerk he had been about five years ago. After doing this several times over the course of a few decades (realizing that five years prior he had been quite the jerk), it finally dawned on him that he's more than likely being quite the jerk right now. That's why older people tend to be more quiet, he said.
Seven years ago, I brought my daughter home from the orphanage, and my life was dramatically changed. But it wasn't until a recent trip to Yetebon, Ethiopia that I realized just how dramatically I had changed hers. Read Post
"Five years ago, I tried to run a car on vegetable oil and take a stand against big oil," remembers Los Angeles actress and comedian Kristina Wong. "When my idealism—specifically, the car—almost killed me and my finances, I realized... Read Post
Post by Jenny Erikson. When you realize everything you thought about love and marriage and relationships and sacrifice was crap, you tend to ponder a bit on what the hell went wrong. And you spend a lot of time reflecting on what yo... Read Post