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Countdown to 48–Inked

I said I’d never do it again. I didn’t want to. Didn’t think I’d need to. But I did. I never imagined that my¬† countdown to 48 would include studying for a midterm in a course called Theory and Process. Never thought I’d be planning dentist appointments around evening classes. Never thought I’d have another…

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Countdown to 48—27 days and counting.

I had it all planned out. I’d go to college—where I’d probably meet the man I would marry—then to vet school. But under no circumstances would I get married until I was at least 26. It was a good plan—I thought. I dated a few hometown guys. We went to movies and football games and…

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Countdown to 48

One month from today I’ll be 48. Age has never been much more than a number for me but I’ve probably thought about this birthday more than any other. Here are a few reasons why I think this birthday feels different: First, the awareness that my life is probably half-way over. I’m hoping to see…

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