It appears they let anybody turn 50 years old today. Even me.
As Sid Fernandez, Benny Agbayani, Rick Trlicek and a handful of others who — Trlicek-style — avoided distinguishing it could confirm, 50’s a number, just like any other number. Yet when you reach a number that’s considered enough of a milestone to rate commemorative-patch [...]
Just got out of HR. I was doing my exit interview with my forties. It was required as I’m leaving age 49 and starting my new position, in my fifties, at midnight.
HR asked me what I did with my forties, which officially began on December 31, 2002 and end tonight at 11:59 PM. I said [...]
It’s not the Flashback Friday I was envisioning, but real-time events have caused me to adjust my rearview mirror.
“You know, there comes a day in every man’s life, and it’s a hard day, but there comes a day when he realizes he’s never going to play professional baseball.”
“You’re just having that day today?”
“Yes I am.”