What would you say about your life so far?
David Brooks of the New York Times recently ran a column in which he requested a life report or a kind of accounting of a person’s life. In his column, he mentioned a variety of people, many of whom who had had regrets about their own lives. Of the people who regretted their lives, many of them were people who felt stuck in dead-end jobs their entire lives or who hadn’t taken the risks they felt like they should have.
In part, here is a bit of my letter to the New York Times giving an accounting of my own life.