RADCLIFFE '67: THE WAY WE ARE

HILLARY'S COHORT: RADCLIFFE '67 TURNS 50 TOO, AND ADDS UP ITS STARS AND SCARS

Maturity, said Erik Erikson, the famous explorer of the human life cycle, is when you wake up on your 50th birthday and don't regret your life. My classmates and I in the Radcliffe class of '67 have reached that daunting milestone. So what's our answer?

Those who have regrets keep them to themselves. The rest of us regularly offer up our judgments every five years, when Harvard asks its graduates, male and female, to write about themselves for the class "Redbook," a "collective autobiography of triumphs and failures, bragging and tales of woe." As the preface to our just published 30th-reunion...