Here’s What I Said to Everyone at My 50th Birthday Party

Michael Jai Grant
4 min readAug 2, 2022

Wisdom from a newly-minted quinquagenarian.

Michael thinks about his 50th wish

“Two weeks ago I came up with the perfect thing to say on this occasion, but I failed to write it down and now, being fifty, of course I forgot.

“Already, I’m using sticky notes for everything.

“I think my body knows I’m fifty but my brain and my heart remain blissfully…