When I was a kid, I was vaguely aware that my grandfather had married and started a family pretty late in life. I had little sense of relative ages or time when I was that young, but I understood that the family thought it remarkable. I also remember thinking that I'd like to do that stuff when I was younger, so my parents wouldn't seem so old to my kids as my grandparents did to me.
It just hit me today that in a year from now, I will be exactly the age that my grandfather was when my father was born.
...And I was rejected.
6 days ago