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Celebrating a Birthday? Why?

Posted By Rakesh Ahuja | | | CQ, Birthdays, Ageing

By Rakesh AhujaA cousin turns 60 today, a son turns 49 tomorrow. Congratulatory messages abound from relatives and friends in social media and E-mails. I have never quite understood the ritual of congratulating a person for completing another year – or starting a new year - in his or her life. Why commemorate a date which relentlessly marks one step closer to their grave or the p...

Comments On “Celebrating a Birthday? Why?”

  1. Rakesh Ahuja

    Neeta, does this mean that you agree with it? You are at the cusp of another birthday. No, I have not forgotten it. Will call you this week.