I realize it has been some time that I have posted here. I haven't forgotten about all of my beloved friends at RBC. You know I really don't feel like writing about recruiting, social media, or anything HR right now, but since blogging is a way of therapy- I thought you could get a few laughs.
So last year I wrote a post Called We Must Have Hit The Fountain of Youth, Because We Sure As Hell Don.... Can I take that back? Please!!! A year later, I certainly feel my age now.
For those of you who haven't hit the golden age of 40, let me tell you it is true. Some of you are going to relate to this, while others just haven't gotten there... YET! It is ALL true!! Something happens when you turn 40. First, you can't see a DAMN thing! It happened overnight. I was looking down to read something and I couldn't read it. Yea- I know- I am an old Man. I got reading glasses. It has been a savior for me. I know you can relate also.
Secondly, the days of wearing Red Wing boots are just over. Get me my Skechers. I am all about comfort these days! I mean, yea, I love my boots, but I certainly like my back not aching the next day also. Tell me when in the world did this crap happen?
I look in the mirror and I swear I am becoming more like my father every day. I guess Paul Overstreet said it right when he sang "Seein' my father in me". Physical characteristics when he was 41 and now that I am 41 are identical. Not a bad thing, just eerie.
Being a father of 2 and a husband I find myself saying the same things that my parents said to me when I was a child. I talk the same. Smile the same.
So, as I look at the years ahead, I am excited. I realize it is just another chapter in my book. Not bad, just different. A wrinkle here and there, way too many grey hairs, and two little ones that rely on me every day.
You know what kills me though is when did 50 sound so damn young? I still feel like I'm 21 inside, but.. I sure as HELL do Feel like I am 41. This Jan 26th will be a great one, but no big parties this year. Just time with the family and friends.
Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend.