It is surprising and disheartening that so few young people seek out old people to tap into their vast knowledge and life experience. What an incredible resource they are ignoring.
It’s like they think they know what they are doing. Or they believe some young “life-hack” guru with their photo on social media every day really knows what they are talking about.
Even the publishing industry chooses to ignore this overflowing fount of advice. So they have rejected my book, Super Useful Tips To Squeeze More Days Out Of Our Meager Human Lifespan.
But I remain undeterred. I am posting these nuggets of wisdom online, where those with enough sense to value them can discover them.
Savor each tip. Allow them to soak in and become part of your consciousness. Then incorporate them into your lifestyle.
Here is tip number 11:
Don’t ask Vinnie “The Hammer” Monticello to build you a tool shed.
That is a real gem of street smarts, Wally. Thanks.
More advice from old folks: