Tag Archives: aging

Thoughts on Becoming Eighty

I’ve been eighty for five months now. In some quarters that’s ancient. I’m fine with it. When I turned eighty, back in September, I thought I should be sad, or horrified, or at least exhausted, but it came just days … Continue reading

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Don’t Hate Me For Being Old, But Don’t Love Me For It, Either

I’ve written before about being old, not because I’m proud of it or sad about it or wanting to exploit my age when all else fails (okay, I may have done that), but whenever I do it I feel the … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Evolution

It’s January 1, 2014.  Every year at this time we Snowbirds are on the road to our southern digs, so after a day’s travel, even on New Year’s Eve, we weary road-warriors hit the pillows early.  (I missed the ball … Continue reading

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Older Doesn’t Have to Mean Old

Yesterday I posted a few of my favorite blogs, and then I decided to go take a look around.  On Time Goes By,  a great blog for and about elderbloggers, I discovered Edythe Kirchmaier, Facebook’s oldest user.  She’s 105.  Ten … Continue reading

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I was born in 1937. So what?

Me, me, me.  Is this damn blog going to be about me all the time?  Lordy, I hope not, but I somehow feel the need at this point to tell my age.  Not to brag about it or even to … Continue reading

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