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AN OCTOGENARIAN'S DAY

Have you ever thought, “This might not be good for me, but who wants to live to be old anyway?”

The following is a copy of a comment I made yesterday to  347 more words

How Old Are You Granddad?

Waiting at the bus stop, my six year old grandson was talking about his favourite sports just as he would with another six year old. We were on our way to Thursday’s football practice – his. 1,085 more words

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The Pill Box

It holds three weeks of daily doses of Losartan, for mild hypertension, and tiny vitamin B-12 pills. There’s no connection between the two—it’s just that both are small enough to fit together in the twenty-one spaces, measuring around three cubic centimeters each. 299 more words

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Brahms’s Requiem: “All Flesh is as Grass”

As I age I think more about death, especially as I see relatives and friends dropping away. I am blessed with good health and with genes that indicate continuing longevity, so I am not morbid about myself in these ruminations. 762 more words

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From Vasil Georgiev

HOW MY LIFE IS GOING ON WHEN “BEING OLD”

I congratulate Ron for his initiative to create the blog “Being old,” where every old human being can share his memories, his current life, and opinion. 1,518 more words

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An Old Woman With A Dilemma.

      The Old Woman

She was going to take a journey

In the waning years of her life.

Her strength was slowly fading

And she had no patience for strife. 98 more words

Poetry

Reasons I Know I'm Old

The other day I got a letter in the mail giving me the news that it was that time of year again, that’s right MISS TEEN. 478 more words