The Dark Side of Happiness
It ain’t all rainbows and unicorns.
I am a happy old man. My happiness is not because I made it to old age or because of anything I did along the way. I’ve always been happy. I got lucky in the genetic lottery. When God dealt the cards, he gave me the happy gene.
Today I have reason to be happy. I am retired. I have a waterproof suburban home, a loving wife and an occasionally obedient dog…