Zerosomethings are adorable: angst-free, energetic, usually related to me. They will grab onto one my legs to get a free ride, and I will always give it to them.
A precocious twentysomething's artful musings on the series of life-stages most of us have passed, are passing, or will pass through in the course of ordinary survival. Reading "-Somethings"
I am reminded of Gail Sheehy's classic Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life
(read a portion here
), a thought-provoking and somewhat more academic investigation of how we change over time.