Left Coast / Right Coast: Growing into Curmudgeon hood

Mike Gold living the dream in the Pacific Northwest. Photo credit: Scott Brown.

As kids, we all knew an older person who lived in the neighborhood and would scream loudly whenever your ball wound up on their front lawn, “GET OFF MY LAWN.

That, to me, is the absolute definition of someone who has become a curmudgeon. There are many other indications that, whoever you are, you have entered into this realm of adulthood.