View from the North 40: My childhood still might be the death of me
Last updated 2/19/2021 at 12:13pm
I don’t mean to alarm anyone, but I almost died of a heart attack Wednesday night and, frankly, I’m too old to be having this kind of heart trouble.
Specifically, my heart issue was not of the coronary thrombosis type, but rather the emotional-slash-psychological type seen most in excitable young people who lack years of experience to make them jaded, bitter and numb to random stimuli like a proper adult.
The moment, with its unexpected rush of fear-based adrenalin, completely tapped into a visceral childhood memory.
I was innocently sitting at my computer, perusing some social med...