So, the life-flashing-before-your-eyes thing is a real thing. Three days before my 36th birthday, I was making a right turn on Highway 59 and Kirby (Houstonians know this busy intersection) at the exact moment that the driver of an 18-wheeler decided he couldn’t stop for his red light. I saw the massive truck barreling out of control through the intersection, and in that same second, I saw every event and detail of my life up until that moment. MY ENTIRE LIFE FLASHED BEFORE MY EYES—every instant in an instant. The only thing that shocked me more was that the 18-wheeler missed me and I was still alive. My birthday…