21 for 21

I was invited to a 21st birthday party a few weeks ago.  It was for a friend’s son.  A kid I’ve known for most of his life.  What do you buy for a young man who’s turning 21?  I know it’s kind of a big deal.  I also thought a six-pack of beer or a bottle of Whisky might sent the wrong message. To his parents.  So instead of buying a brass coated, plastic key made in China, I opted for a framed list of 21 lessons I’ve learned during my life on this little blue ball.

And what kind of person would I be if I didn’t share those lessons with all of you? Here goes. Continue reading