My teen-age daughter was preparing to return home after having visited her grandparents for a few weeks one summer. Her grandfather gave her 12 post cards.
"Here, write us a few lines every month." he said.
Months passed and the cards remained unused-that is until the day this letter arrived:
Life is a series of(一系列) stages.
As a child, I looked forward to becoming a teenager-that happened.
As a teen-ager, I looked forward to becoming a young man-that happened.