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Expiration date

I read somewhere: “Enjoy life now. It has an expiration date.”

What if a tall stranger in a tan trench coat slipped me a note saying, “Your expiration date is tomorrow”?

What would I do differently?

My first thought is, “By golly, I’d better get busy.”

Doing what?

My lawyer would say, “Don, get your legal affairs in order.”

My accountant would say, “Don, did you pay your quarterly property tax?”

Sherry would ask me for a longer hug in the morning.

As for me, I’d want to think very deeply about the meaning of my life.

Then I’d fall down purposefully on the cool, green grass in my backyard.

My four white shepherds would rush over and jump on me.

Ahh… Lord, I’m ready.

Author: Don Kuhl

Don Kuhl is founder of The Change Companies® and Train for Change Inc.® He has authored hundreds of Journals that have assisted over 10 million people in making positive life changes. While Don was aging (think of a side of beef at a fine restaurant), he managed motel properties, started several sports publications, worked in college and health care administrations and started about a dozen corporations. Some of them failed miserably, a few flourished.