Sunday Coffee

An afternoon at the coffee shop while procrastinating on my future is helping me….procrastinate.

There is a couple on a first date. They sound as though they are both on interviews. Each taking their turn talking about the “year’s” they’ve spent honing their professional crafts. They are maybe 30 so I wonder how they’d describe these same stories in 10, 20 years from now. These young adults are our future.

What does life do to us? Experience shapes how we tell a same story from one decade to the next.

What was funny, or smart, or classy or important in our 20’s, isn’t so funny, smart or classy and important in our 30’s and as I imagine our 40’s, 50’s or 60’s – I have yet to arrive!

We mimic. We observe. We try on other people’s stories. We jump into life and we learn. Our beliefs sometimes shift or become more entrenched.

We learn to take ourselves a little less seriously.

Life is good.

Coffee is great πŸ™‚

5 thoughts on “Sunday Coffee

    1. Wow thank you Sharon – I went and read the nomination and it has made my day! Thank you for the kind words, I’ve always tried to share the nuances of the world around us and glad that it can be identified in the posts. πŸ™‚

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  1. Time has a weird way of offering perspective on the past. I know that I’ve had moment in the past that I thought I would never recover. This is a lovely post. Some great writing here. I’m happy to follow your blog πŸ™‚

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