Beach Walk 122 OTR – Tips for Turning 18

Beach Walks is on the road today, celebrating my niece Annie’s 18th birthday.

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Family week continues as one of the “youngers” turns 18. It seems like such a good idea – to share some experiential knowledge with this smart young woman so she can skip over some of life’s more difficult lessons. But will she? Or will she be like most of us and wait to figure it out on her own, in her own way? Only time will tell.

What do you think? Is it hard-wired into us to keep starting from scratch, more or less? It seems to me that technology and “stuff” can change so fast, but us humans? Well, we are slow learners from my perspective. 🙂

Hawaiian words
Hauʻoli lā hānau: Happy Birthday

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  1. I love the idea of people sharing their wisdom. Wonderful nuggets spillout and everyone gets to use them. It’s great to hear the laughter and humor and natural knowing.

    P.S. I’m predicting the only way we can be totally sure Judy doesn’t get a speeding ticket is to wait for the day she no longer drives!

  2. Great show. Although it’s important to give young people advice, it will not all be used immediately. I think that they will remember much of the wisdom later in life, after maybe making some of their own mistakes. If just pieces of those “nuggets” stick with a teen, that is what we can hope for.

  3. Especially liked what dad had to say. As far as age goes, I’m not sure why people (especially women) are so afraid to say their age. It’s just a number; it’s more about how you feel. A birthday is something to celebrate because it means you’ve been on this earth another year to be with friends and family. Lastly, I’m just wondering where Mike was?