Time Travel: Am I Even the Same Person?

About 6 months ago I was reading an article about how a person’s personality changes over their lifetime*. Shortly after, my mother handed me a box of childhood art. Being historically stubborn and argumentative, I hadn’t noticed a change as the psychology suggested I would. Often fascinated with my own mind, both as an intellectual study and as fodder for comedy, I set out to look for changes within myself.

I found very few surprises.

So far I found out I was egocentric at an early age.
A child’s first figure drawings are precious, especially when done on the back of her dad’s software programming notes. Ruining hard work since 1984.





I have always loved writing and honest-to-god thought it was a viable profession. I have also always created cartoons. Here is an early cartoon about, what else?… me not getting old.
Finally a how-to that everyone can use.
I was always very literal.
Unsolicited advice in the form of cartoons (Phrases are not mine, the art is.)


links to popsci articles on personality change:



(seems this is the research most popular articles are citing) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11205-012-0006-z