On This Birthday that Ends with a Five

Marla Rose
6 min readJan 25, 2022

“One foot on the brake and one on the gas, hey…” I Can’t Drive 55, Sammy Hagar

I turned one of those ages that end in a five today so I guess that means I should write something contemplative and replete with Deep Thoughts because, as such, it is a significant year.

Truth be told, I don’t really like getting older all that much. I’m supposed to hide that and instead pump…