The Siberian taiga in the Abakan district. Six members of the Lykov family lived in this remote wilderness for more than 40 years—utterly isolated and more than 150 miles from the nearest human settlement, unaware of World War II.
Entering a new decade of my life feels like a big deal, and while I feel exactly the same as I did yesterday, there’s something bubbling in me. Forty sounds thoroughly grown-up and I like it. Rather than compiling a list of things to do before I turn 41, I spent a leisurely few hours putting together 40 lessons I’ve sussed out in the last 40 years. | SusannahConway.com