I turned 60 years old today. Some dear friends sent me a sweet birthday card
that reminded me that "It's just a number. It's a BIG number, but still just a
I typed "turning 60" into Google. In 34/100th of a second, it returned
I know people who refuse to admit their age. Like somehow, if they don't
say it out loud, it isn't reality. I have embraced it. I like the sound of it.
Christie Brinkley, the supermodel who graced the cover of the Sports
Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1980 is 60.
Jackie Chan is 60.
Oprah is 60.
Jerry Seinfeld is 60.
And.......Ron Howard is 60. Did you catch that? Opie is 60.
I'm in great company.
I read the other day that at a press conference with all of the ACC head
football coaches, Duke's David Cutcliffe was the only one who could
name all of the Beatles. He's 59. That's just plain sad.
I almost feel sorry for the younger folks.
I am 60.
What a wonderful number.