Category Archives: Getting Old

Courage

Remember the Cowardly Lion? “What makes a king out of a slave? Courage! What makes the flag on a ship to wave? Courage! What makes the elephant charge his tusk in the misty mist or the dusky dusk? Courage! What … Continue reading

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“Oh, The Things We Will Wear”

Dr. Seuss’ book…Oh, The Places You’ll Go…is very popular this time of year as graduations abound. But, honestly, all of us pretty much know the places we’ll go. What we really need to know is what we have to wear … Continue reading

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The Dog Discrepancy

All of our children’s lives we taught them the important rules of life…say your prayers; respect your elders; have a good attitude; always use the magic words; cover your mouth when you cough; use a tissue when you sneeze; never … Continue reading

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Days of Wine and Old Man Straps

Kermit the Frog on Sesame Street, once said, “It’s not easy being green”. I think my parents would add, “It’s not easy being old, either”. Technically, they’re not that old…Mom is 77 and Dad will be 83 this month, but … Continue reading

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When Recliners Attack…

My parents moved from New Jersey to Florida in October of 2001. Mom remembers because it was right after 9-11. Dad had been having some trouble with his back and we were ‘investigating’ exactly what was going on. Initially, they … Continue reading

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“Killing Me Softly With This Thong…”

Any men reading this may, once again, want to avert their eyes. If not, well… I recently read an article that stated, “The thong is dead.” Evidently, women are falling in love with bigger backsides and wearing a thong just … Continue reading

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Aging ~ It’s a Beautiful Thing

  I recently read a funny story… An elderly couple has dinner at another couple’s house, and after eating, the wives leave the table and go into the kitchen. The two gentlemen were talking, and one says, ‘Last night we … Continue reading

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