We are each defined, in part, by lists. Some of these lists are fully known to us and we can clearly recall each of their individual entries. Others are almost entirely unknown to us, often to great susprise or annoyance. Others still we may not even be aware of.

In many ways, growing up is about discovering, maintaining, expanding and letting go of the lists through which we define ourselves in the eyes of others and of our own.

These are some of my lists: