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Kidnapped for the afternoon

The casino fairies kidnapped me on Tuesday.

Before leaving, I had a lunch reminiscent of days gone by:  tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwich.   Comfort, Baby! 102 more words


Consequences of Childhood

I looked at the reflection in the mirror tonight, wow I’m looking older. It’s like I blinked and now I’m an adult living on my own. 185 more words

Meet Paul Toolan, Author of "A View From Memory Hill," a Collection of Short Stories on Memory, the Past, Ageing, and Loneliness

By Paul Toolan

I live in an English rural village with a demographic weighted towards retirees. I’m one of them, I suppose.

There are young people too, but older bodies tend to fill the shops and the midday streets. 556 more words


"Think for a minute, darling"

“Think for a minute, darling: in fairy tales it’s always the children who have the fine adventures. The mothers have to stay at home and wait for the children to fly in the window.” 2,309 more words

Growing a Soul Patch (and Shaving It Off)

So, I grew a soul patch that I described recently, but now that I have a photo of it, I shaved it off. It was worth doing, because now I am a wiser man, but the learning part is over and there is nothing more to be gained. 216 more words





Gravitational forces pull down

years of smiles and frowns

following the laws of nature-

On your face every line I could count

through time abused skin, 50 more words


To hell with aging: Watch this YouTube video about a dragon

(Source: thenextweb.com)

Popular Youtuber CGP Grey today released an adaptation of Nick Bostrom’s The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant, a short story that parables the world’s lack of effort to fight aging and death with science. 437 more words