What have you changed your mind about over the years?
Swiss cheese. That’s the first thing that came to mind. When I was a kid, Swiss cheese smelled so bad I wouldn’t get close to it much less add it to my sandwich. I avoided Swiss cheese until my thirties and only then due to an experience in Paris, France. My co-worker Jeff and I were sitting out at a restaurant on the Champs-Élysées and he ordered us a plate of cheeses to go with our glasses of wine. The cheese was fabulous and far “stinkier” than the Swiss of my youth. I realized that my taste buds had changed, or perhaps weakened, over time, along with the rest of me, and I needed to revisit tastes, smells, sounds, etc. to see what else my older self now appreciated. Getting older is the first key component of mind changing. People. Like most people I grew up in a sheltered environment, meaning people that were raised in similar economic, religious, and moral backgrounds. Not having a greater perspective, I naturally thought most people were more or less like me. While I th