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Tyrades! What would you love to tell your younger self?

 
Series: Tyrades | Story 79

March 17, 2022



A handful of longtime readers may remember when I announced that “baby boy Tyree” was on his way.

Time flies. My only child Gideon recently celebrated his 18th birthday.

Ah, 18: an unrefrigerated casserole of freedoms, responsibilities, hopes, fears and life-or-death decisions.

My wife and I have been dribbling out bits of school-of-hard-knocks advice for Gideon all along, so I don’t have any showstopping pronouncements to share with him this week; but I will seize upon Gideon’s milestone as a springboard for one of those corny “What advice would I give my younger self?” essays....



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