I am currently on a mission to backup every post I've ever written to CD so when my PC crashes (again) or when Google decides to suddenly make us start paying for Blogger and holds our old posts hostage, I won't lose all my archives.
One of the benefits of doing this is that I get to take a peek at things I wrote 3+ years ago... things I had completely forgotten I had written. Here's one of them that gave me a chuckle. Perhaps you can identify with some of these yourselves.
10 Differences Between Being 25 and 45
45: Routinely wake up at 3:00 a.m. to go to the bathroom.
25: Screamed at my buddies to "crank up the music - I love this song!"
45: Scream at my kids to "turn down the damn music!"
25: Spent hours on the beach trying to get a tan.
45: Spend hours on the beach trying to take a nap.
25: Was happy with the bass response from my car stereo when I listened to head-banging rock.
45: Am happy because my car stereo can pick up MPR anywhere in the state.
25: Thought loud, screaming, misbehaved kids were annoying.
45: Think parents of loud, screaming, misbehaved kids are annoying.
25: Enjoyed how sexy the college girls dressed.
45: Worry that my daughter will someday want to dress like those sleazy college girls.
25: Could easily drink a 6-pack of beer and then be ready to party.
45: Can easily drink 2 martinis and then be ready for bed.
25: Ate greasy foods on a regular basis.
45: Eat TUMS on a regular basis.
25: Thought my car was "the shit."
45: Think my car is shit.
25: Had thick long hair down past my shoulders when I was on the road in a band.
45: Am in a band called The Receders.
Now, you'll have to excuse me. My wife is getting ready to take me out for a martini.
I'll need something to help me sleep you know - 3:00 a.m. comes early!