On Turning Fifty

Isn’t turning 50 something that happens to OTHER people?

Jason Deane
Sep 1, 2020 · 7 min read
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Despite never having owned a motorbike, I am now required by law to get one of these, or something. Photo by Daniel Thürler on Unsplash

Turning 30

As I alluded to above I was a tad, well, wild in my twenties. Sure, I worked hard and was lucky enough to land a fairly senior role at a global software company with all the perks and stock options, but there are huge chunks of the 1990’s that I simply have no recollection of for one reason of over-indulgence or another.

Turning 40

I remembered attending a seminar back in 1994 at the age of 23 where the American presenter announced it was his 40th birthday that day to applause from the crowd. Whilst lighting yet another cigarette as I sat in the auditorium, something that was still allowed and even considered normal at that time, I remember thinking “Wow, that is OLD.”

Turning 50

Fifty seems to be a psychological number that we all remember.

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I blog on things I am passionate about: Bitcoin, writing, money, life’s crazy turns and being a dad. Lover of learning, family and cheese. (jasondeane@msn.com)

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Jason Deane

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I blog on things I am passionate about: Bitcoin, writing, money, life’s crazy turns and being a dad. Lover of learning, family and cheese. (jasondeane@msn.com)

The Partnered Pen

MPP friends writing about life, love, and everything else in between together.

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