You might think that this is an odd title for a blog post. Especially seeing as though I am in my 40’s now. Where did the time go?! But I have thought a lot recently about what I want to be when I grow up. How do people figure out what they want to do with their lives – what they’re “meant” to do? Sometimes I feel like I just throw things at the wall to see what will stick. I discuss struggles with finding my passion in my previous blog post Another day, another butterfly. If you haven’t watched the link in there to Cass Phillipps TedX talk, I highly suggest watching it.
Once upon a time
So today one of my favorite bands, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers tweeted out that 20 years ago today the Refreshments started touring with the Gin Blossoms and Dead Hot Workshop. I tweeted a response about how, once upon a time, a couple of college girls traded cigarettes for autographs along with a picture of a 20 year old box of cigarettes with signatures (see below). A short while later I get a notification on my phone… Roger Clyne (@azpeacemakers) retweeted your Tweet! Now being the mature, 40+ year old mother that I am, I started fangirling out. I mean, I literally just joined twitter two weeks ago – and my very first retweet was from Roger?!! Would I jump up and down in my kitchen about a tweet? Maybe…. So I thought I would share how it all went down 2o years ago.