Life is filled with many firsts, no denying that, such as the order I placed in which the words this sentence in.
Some are clearly more life-changing firsts, like how I had never used that exit ramp onto I-24 until this weekend when I had to use it to go to Chik-fil-A for my free chicken sandwich, also a first!
Some firsts are merely life-continuing firsts that don't really affect your life or routine in any perceptible way and that you have to actually think back and remember that, hey, that actually did happen!, such as that time I got downsized.
Others are firsts that fall somewhere in-between, neither life-changing nor life-continuing, firsts that have the potential to change your life but frequently end up never being acted upon. A good example of this would be picking out a new shade of paint for the bedroom and the cut of new drapes for your living room, or alternatively choosing between Charmin Ultra-Soft or CostCo Valu Brand.
And some are so epochal, so earth-shaking, so life-trajectory altering that describing them is of no use, they must merely be experienced. A good example of that would be writing my first DBD.
Some firsts that will always stick with me:
Tying my shoes!
Or getting on the school bus for the first time:
Or writing my first DBD!
What are some of your most memorable, or forgettable, firsts?
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What kind of first do you more often experience?
Life-changing first (1 vote)
Life-continuing first (12 votes)
In-between first (5 votes)
Twisttttttt! (13 votes)
31 total votes