I’m sitting in my favorite chair at the moment, legs crossed, computer in my lap, sipping my coffee and enjoying my morning immensely. On a normal day, I’d just now be sitting down in my office, getting ready to tackle another day. But today I’m at home with my immediate family, thinking about the extended family I just left.
Last week we traveled to spend time with family that lives over a thousand miles away from us. It was a chance to let our kids play with cousins that they don’t get to see very much, and for my wife and me, it was a chance to reconnect with our siblings, and most importantly, to spend time with our aging parents.
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Unlearn What You Think You Know
Spoiler alert: society has already defined the path to a successful life for you. Nothing for you to do except follow the instructions and don’t deviate.
In case you missed it, here’s the plan:
- Get good grades in high school
- Graduate from college with a useful degree
- Land a good job
- Get married
- Buy a home
- Have 2 kids
- Climb the corporate ladder for 40 years
- Retire at 65
- Live happily ever after
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