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No One Prepares for Turning 50

In some ways, I feel like I’m just getting started. Don’t wait until you feel the same.

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As I write this I am turning 50. The plan is to spend my semi-century in bed — or, if I’m feeling cosmopolitan, on the couch. Lying prone is not how I normally spend birthdays, but it is how I will be spending this one. It is not a pandemic-based decision; it is an…




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Writer and poet holding down Columbus, Ohio

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