I was at my desk getting cross-eyed staring at a long list of ID numbers, and I realized that even if I wanted to, this is all I can do and still hope to be making a livable wage. This is certainly not the first time I’ve thought about this, of course.
In the moments that followed, I somehow stumbled across this:
Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age.
So, depending on how you look at it, why not bookmark that page when you need a kick in the ass, or a kick in the balls?
Just for example, this site states that, at age 19:
Henry David Thoreau delivered a Harvard commencement address. Expanding on Emerson’s 1836 essay on “Nature”, he proposed that man should work one day a week and leave six free for the “sublime revelations of nature.”
… Hi, I’m Jason. I’m 28, and I push buttons on a computer.