That some people live too long and others die too soon?
Bad things happen to good people?
That only maturity brings wisdom?
That grandchildren bring us such joy?
That as you mature, you suddenly hear yourself saying those same words your parents said?
That when we’re young, you love to “sleep in” and when we’re older you can’t seem to sleep at all?
That nuns live longer than most other women? (Oh, we know the answer to that…no husband, no children, and no grandchildren to worry about!) My uncle would often joke, “I wish I was a sterile orphan!”
We spend the first 40 years of our life collecting things and the next 40 years trying to figure out a way to get rid of it?
That a round pizza comes in a square box?
That the number of hot dogs in a package never matches the number of rolls in a package?
That people post things on Facebook that are really personal, really dumb and/or really controversial? Either they think nobody is reading Facebook –then why post it? Or they think everyone is interested in their mundane activity. Seriously, do I really care about what type of donut someone is eating?
That actors get paid zillions of $$$ while teacher can’t make a proper living?
That babies make us giggle?
There are so many mass killings?
That the elderly are often forgotten?
That older people wish they were younger and younger people wish they were older.
That eggs were good for us, and then bad for us, now they are good again?