There Is No Point to Envying the Young or the Old

Especially for the benefit of young people, how can I make the shortness of your life vivid enough for you to be properly warned?

It all goes by so fast.

Today, I turn 45 years old, and I have reached what will probably be the halfway point of my life. My grandmothers both lived to their late 90s, but I think 90 flat is probably my best outcome. The…