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A Whole Lot Older, a Little Bit Wiser

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My sister turned 18 today. We celebrated in advance, and  I was having a hard time explaining to her why turning 18 actually isn’t that cool. (Yes, I’m a total Debbie Downer sister, but I wish someone had given me a glimpse of reality!)

But now, back at home, I suddenly have a list of reasons, starting with ants and maggots and calls to the plumber and oil changes and back fat. I could go on . . .

I remember how badly I wanted to “become an adult,” little did I know what it actually entailed.

I will not bother to wax poetic about how much wiser we are now and self-confident and how we’ve come into ourselves. We all know that’s true. Instead, let’s just have moment of pity and recgonize that growing up is hard to do.

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Written by ditheringmiss

July 6, 2009 at 4:09 pm

Posted in Life, Thoughts

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