February 8th, 2006

beats working

You make me feel so young

I had a terrifying insight while watching people dance at the Hofbräuhaus last night. There was this couple, obviously there on a date. She was in her mid-thirties, give or take. He was somewhat older. His grooming marked him as an old guy trying to stay young-looking. His dress, though, was Early Corporate Old Guy: dark suit, red power tie, white shirt. In his forties, at least. In contrast to her still-fluid moves, he just looked stiff on the dance floor -- but, then, he was probably stiff when he was young.

With a shock, I realized that there was a very good chance that, chronologically at least, I was older than this guy. Yow!

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