Tag Archives: aging

OUCH, THAT HURT

OUCH, THAT HURT! So I got a bruise and a bit of battering, but only for a little while. No blood, no broken bones, no jerky joints, no head hurtles. Just a terrible wham on my shoulder. There is a … Continue reading

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SADIE BECOMES A LADY

There once was a child named Sadie Who bounced, jumped, and twirled As bands slipped from hair uncurled. Would Sadie ever become a lady? Now ninety, age has done her no favors And sitting has now replaced labors. Her mind … Continue reading

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WELCOME, WEE ONE

Great-great-grandmother – As the ebb and flow of life Brings me Oliver! _______________ Picture is my real great-great grandson. Adorable, huh? _______________ Written for Ronavan A weekly haiku challenge by Ronavan Writes

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A LASTING GIFT

MOST OF YOU can’t go with me in time back to 1949, the date of the picture in the middle top. I don’t remember the guy in the picture; that has no importance. I am looking to see if I … Continue reading

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GETTING MY WALKING DONE

Okay, I’m on again.    So what will I write?  One of my master classics.  I’ll tell you of ME on Thursday. I was thrown off schedule by spending a couple hours making a delivery order from Aldi’s.  For some … Continue reading

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LONG TIME ON THIS TRAIN

Another train car to unpack.  I’m now on my ninth.  One for each decade. The first four, I packed my cars – education, family, houses, cars, friends and stuff – from cars and jars to singing tunes and measuring spoons. … Continue reading

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HUH? WHAT DID YOU SAY?

  “Come on, Dad, grab some bread and let’s go see if there is any evidence of peristeronic activity in the park,” Mike says as he attempts to get his eighty-year-old father to give up his seat on the couch. … Continue reading

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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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A MOTHER’S WOE

“Come along, don’t be slow. Don’t tag along watching grass grow. Quickly now.  Get out of bed. We don’t have time to be a sleepyhead. Come on in, don’t track in snow. There’s not time to watch the snow blow. … Continue reading

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