Are you my savings account
I am starting to see an increase of instances where I’m “dating myself” recently. The reason for that could quite possibly be that this is the oldest I have ever been. I really don’t mind it because in my business, getting old is a privilege not afforded to everyone.
It’s quite funny actually, but it does stop me in my tracks at times. One time I was asked “What’s a record?” after telling a youngster he sounds like “a broken record”. Not too long ago, my helicopter firefighter crew kept playing “Knocking’ on Heaven’s Door” by Avril Lavigne over and over. Well aware that the young ones probably wouldn’t know who Bob Dylan was, I said that I liked the Guns N’ Roses version better. The response was “Guns and Who?”
Admittedly, that did make me feel a little old.
And remember getting interest in your savings account? I think at one point I was up to 2%. Now it’s more like 0.02%. How things have changed …