Category Archives: aging

THE LEANING TREE

  1952:  With girlish glee I measured my adolescent growth by the Leaning Tree. 1955:  Four inches taller but I still walked straight as I passed under the Leaning Tree. 1956:  My sixteenth birthday pictures were taken under the branch … Continue reading

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AS THE YEARS GO BY

What can you do to add a pleasant roundness to your years – Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter? Cultivate and follow principles that lead to laughter and devotion to a cause. When you go to bed at night, formulate the … Continue reading

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BUILDINGS AND PEOPLE GET OLD

NOTE:  I question whether this is in poor taste.   I am not being cynical, making light of a problem, nor being humorous.   I am exaggerating, but I am recognizing that this kind of problem exists.  We need more medical research … Continue reading

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OLD AGE SIGN? ‘FRAID SO

A BIT FROM THE PAST. I was about ten. Mon was ironing. I took the songbook in to her and asked her to listen to the songs that I knew in that book. I was so proud; I really knew … Continue reading

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IT’S DONE – KERPUT

Today’s prompt is:  What is the one thing in life you want to finish before you die? *************** “Do you want us to do everything we can to keep you alive – including CPR?” asked the EMT as I was placed … Continue reading

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AGE ACCORDING TO MODERN MATH

So many have expressed about my age  since I appear so much younger, I thought I might ought to go into a bit of detail about how I know for sure I am eighty-five.  I’m doing new math to prove … Continue reading

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THE DAY AFTER

So yesterday has been here and now is today.  I find I’m only one day older than I was yesterday, even though I had to add a year.  Does that seem right?  At least it explains how the years roll … Continue reading

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PASSING YEARS

The years have turned to decades; The decades, to scores. Age can bind the body But still love’s spirit soars. I’ve loved Him since I was but a child. He’s my friend when the storms are wild. When forsaken by … Continue reading

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JOY OF BEING 84 YEARS, 362 DAYS OLD

The joy of 84 years and 362 days!  You ask me the ways?  I’ll tell you.  A clothes closet packed full with clothes – none new.  But oh, the possibilities of a new combination.  I found one today and I … Continue reading

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CHANGE

Facebook Status from September 10, 2014 “How precious also are Thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them!” (Ps. 139:17 NIV) And listen as God expresses his love in the following picturesque words: “I led … Continue reading

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