Tag Archives: age

My poker face has become a bad bet

My wife has a tell. If she’s about to lose her cool, you know it. The kids know it. I definitely know it. “Uh-oh,” we whisper in chilled tones. “Cheekbones…” That clenching of the jaw is the signal to abandon … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to… oh, forget it

I turn 48 this week. I don’t make this public so I’ll be showered with birthday wishes; that’s what Facebook is for. I just want to talk about that age: 48. As birthdays go, this one has got to be … Continue reading

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