Category Archives: aging

GROWING OLD UPS AND DOWNS

    Old folks don’t like change they say I’ve worked a long time to learn it my way. Does it have to do with my age? Must just be that I’m in a stage. But it is getting harder … Continue reading

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LOOKING FOR ELIXIR

Neither Juan Ponce de Leon not Mrs. Jane Doe ever found the fountain of youth. The snake oil sold by Mr. Chara Ton was a          dreamer’s sham. Losing weight won’t do it, even if you appear … Continue reading

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MY NEW ACCESSORY

I have a new accessory; They say it’s a necessity. I wish it were a bracelet or a purse. I guess it could be something worse. But I don’t like it, not one little bit. I prefer music and puppies … Continue reading

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PAYING TAXES/RECEIVING BENEFITS/AND OTHER MUSINGS

HEY YOUNG FELLOW, YOU GOING TO BE ABLE TO PAY FOR YOUR GRANDMA AND YOU? My first retirement (teacher’s) began 29 years ago; my second (social security) about 25 years ago.  I remember when I had to start paying SS … Continue reading

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LAST DANCE

“Let’s do it!”  Sandy and Hank agreed. “An ice-skating honeymoon.” So the wedding  was on Valentine’s Day – fifty years ago. They first met at a skating rink when Hank helped Sandy after a fall.  She had twisted her ankle.  … Continue reading

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NEW BEGINNINGS

THE PARTY’S OVER! And I’m back to normal—good enough for me. I’ll try not to take advantage of my “eighties” excuses. I worried that my huff, bluff, and fluff which included the “ranting about me” might be more than I … Continue reading

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ME HOT WITH HOT YAHTZEE

  What a night!  Three games and five Yahtzees for me!  It turned out to be Yahtzee night because all five players won Yahtzees, but I was the only FIVE winner!  That Hotzee there in the blue is ME = … Continue reading

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CANE PAIN

Hope you enjoy this rerun.  It is near the top of all my posts as far as likes and comments.  I still get a kick out of it.  Come and grow old with me. ***************** How humiliating!  I had to … Continue reading

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LETTER TO KENLYN

 I’m glad to find this.  I need to read it to Kenlyn now that she is five.  She is still my youngest great granddaughter. My dear one-year-old Kenlyn, In our family, you are the youngest, I am the oldest except … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Colgate Man

  Dear Mr. Colgate, CEO Man (Sorry, if you are a Ms or Mrs or Something Else. I am gender identity challenged.) First, let me say I am fully behind Giant Corporations.  They are very good at hiring my men … Continue reading

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