He says it's because "when one is young days are packed with novel, exciting impressions, or because as one grows older a year becomes a smaller and smaller fraction of one's life." I think my theory about changing metabolism is more interesting, frankly.
There's also an interesting quote in the magazine, by Gina Ochsner: "Truth is a dark stain, and the words of language are like leaves: one more way to hide ourselves from one another." Let that be a lesson to you, fellow journalers.
Going to the Boston Children's Museum today with the kids. Yeah!