Dear Joey,

I really enjoyed your article. Although I am a bunch of decades out of college now, I think it’s never too late to start, plus I’ve sent your article to my 21-year-old & 17-year-old. Some habits are just tremendous to cultivate, the earlier the better, of course.

There is an old Chinese saying (it’s redundant, is there a new Chinese saying? No.) The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Thank you for writing this wonderful article.

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.