Michael’s analogy between the ultra-precious video game tokens of his youth and the concept of value in his current life is a great read, especially if you remember how priceless those tokens really were.
I’ve said before that I’m not a fan of people apologizing for their lack of blogging, but here is one brilliant exception. The Wuc always makes things funny, but follow her into the doldrums as she describes “The elastic gave out in my blogging undies and they’ve been languishing around my ankles for some time now.”
Claire sets her goals for 2012, and you can’t help but be taken in by her optimism. Go Claire!
You know I’m a pushover for language, for absurd vocabulary. I just couldn’t resist this post.
Sarcasm is a great device for making a point. Though not a new topic, still, a well-written account of how we shouldn’t treat grandma.
I can relate only too well to this piece, and I’m guessing I’ve reached this point many years earlier than the author. A good reminder of what can happen if we let ourselves succumb to the fear of aging, or, if read another way, permission to tone things down as you move well beyond the age where you think you’re invincible.
I’m sure you’ve figured out by now how much I love Graham’s perspective. His take on culture shouldn’t be missed as we head into the New Year.