I’m Going to Miss These Days? So Far, that’s a “No.”

Brian Thatcher
3 min readNov 8, 2021

This past Halloween, I did something I haven’t done in 14 years: I stayed home. My oldest son took the younger kids Trick or Treating while I hung out at the house and passed out candy. Since that night, I’ve had no regrets, no remorse, and haven’t spent any time wondering what memories I may have missed out on.

And you know what? I’m good with that.

My entire life, and especially since I’ve become a father, people much older than me keep saying, “You’re going to miss these days.” They would usually say this in…