I never feel my age.
When people remark on my youthful appearance, I feel exactly the age they say I look like. When faced with a major responsibility or task, I feel younger. When I look at what people typically do at my age, I lose numbers and feel nothing & everything at once.
By the same token, I never felt birthdays. I never woke up on September 17th and remarked on how I now felt a sweet 16, or 21, or 25, or any of the years in between. Continue reading