I am not who I appear to be…

This is not a complaint, but rather a confession — I am sort of flunking this life thing.

I am 55 years old, and honestly, I don't know how to do pretty much anything. And it's not like I'm so rich that other people do stuff for me, it's just I am flying by the seat of my pants. I've always felt this way.

When we emigrated to the States, I was a 12-year-old child who didn't know a lot of…