You know, when I was growing up, I never imagined I would ever really be an adult. Like Peter Pan, I had a hunch that maybe it was optional.
Of course, now that I’m here, looking back on that time, I cant help but think (as all adults eventually do) that youth is wasted on the young.
Certainly, I didn’t take full advantage of it when I had the chance. And now it seems like every kid and young adult I see has his or her face buried in a smartphone even this mom confessed to her addiction.
I think its about time we looked into our past for a few lessons on how to live a happier and more fulfilling life. It’s not just nostalgia; if we returned to a time with fewer distractions, more time spent with the ones we love, and simpler pleasures, I think we would all reap the benefits.
Here’s how we did things, back in my day…
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