That life picks up speed the older you get.
That no matter your real age… you’ll always be 18… in your mind.
That my parents and teachers were totally telling the truth. About most things anyway.
That I will fall down.
That I will get back up again.
That second chances are extremely rare, so if you get one… seize it.
That opportunity is not something to be questioned, but something to be grasped firmly with both hands.
That the difficult choice and the right choice are usually the same thing.
That reality and expectation never look the same.
That sometimes sadness does not have a name.
That if you aren’t paying close attention, you might miss something wonderful simply because it didn’t arrive in the package you were looking for.
That it is better to be single than to wish you were.
That there is no statute of limitations on finding Mr. Right.
That certain people will never be worthy of my time or energy.
That I can never regret something I did NOT say.
That worrying myself sick about it won’t fix it.
That “laugh lines” are only “charming” if they are on someone else’s face.
That the ones already on my face… are here to stay. And they plan on bringing friends.
That life will NOT look like it does in the brochure.
That that isn’t always a bad thing.
That “normal” is overrated.
That anything can happen to anyone, anywhere at anytime.
That I shouldn’t be so shocked when trouble finds me.
That I shouldn’t be equally as shocked when goodness finds me.
Please, dear readers, leave a comment and add to this list. I’d love to know what all of YOU know so far… Thanks for reading.