If as baby boomers we have the luxury of anything at all, it is the luxury of reflection. That’s the message in this piece from Peter Gelfan of New York City. What he says he has learned about is, Living Life Forwards but Understanding it Backwards. But it took some time. A lot of it. Philosopher Søren Kierkegaard famously said, “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.