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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Some random thoughts about growing old:

For those of us that are maturing nicely and can still laugh at ourselves, I share the following. Sorry kids, you had better skip this one!

(Author unknown)

This is the period of life that Disrael referred to as anecdotage

Nothing is more ridiculous than discounts for senior citizens, when people in their 60's have far more wealth than people in their thirties.

These are my declining years: I decline all sorts of invitations and opportunities.

People who talk about earlier and simpler times are usually too young to remember those times--and how complicated they were.

And old body is like an old automobile, where the brakes need repairing today, the steering wheel next month and the transmission after that.

Looking at old photographs makes it hard for me to believe I was ever that thin physically. And remebering some of the things I did in those days makes it hard to believe that I was ever that thin mentally.

You would think that young people, with decades of life ahead of them, would look further ahead and plan more for the future than older people. But it i just the opposite.The young tend to be oriented to right now, while old-timers think about the future of their children and grandchildren and worry about where the country is heading in years ahead.

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. But maybe the old dog already knows about tricks that only seem new to the young--and doesn't think much of those tricks.

When I was young, age 40 seemed so ancient that I couldn't imagine what I would be like to be 40. Now I can barely remember what it was like to be forty.

Age gives you an excuse for not being very good at things that you were not very good at when you were young.

And finally, let's not forget our ABC's. Need help remembering them. Try this. :-)

The ABC's of Aging Gracefully (author unknown)

A void collagen
B loom late
C elebrate
D ance at weddings
E at more chocolate
F all in love again
G o gray
H old hands
I nspire
J ettison grudges
K iss like you mean it
L augh
M end fences
N urture friendships
O pen doors
P erspire with aplomb
Q uit whining
R ekindle romance
S poil babies
T each someone to read
U pset convention
V olunteer

W ear Red

eX pect Joy
Y ield gracefully
Z ing

but above all be bold - WEAR RED!

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