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I’m Old, but Alive

I never thought about being old until I was. I knew older folks, been around them all my life, but I didn’t dwell on the idea that I would someday be old myself. Of course, I knew I would grow old, but I never worried about it. I was too busy living each stage of… Continue reading I’m Old, but Alive

aging · fences · painting · priming · Uncategorized · work

Too Old but Apparently Not Too Smart

Okay, so I’m not in perfect shape, but I didn’t realize just how out of shape I am until yesterday. Preferably the truth would have stayed hidden from me, and I could blissfully skip along (in a shuffling sort of way) in total ignorance. However, I have a younger sister (by a mere 16 months) who practices… Continue reading Too Old but Apparently Not Too Smart

aging · bra · family · funny · humor · musings · socks · Thanksgiving · weight · women

What Still Fits ?

A group of family women were entertaining themselves over the Thanksgiving dinner table when the topic of weight surfaced. Not unusual after a third helping of pumpkin pie and Blue Bell ice cream. We were lamenting how the distribution of our weight seems to shift, especially when 20, 30, 40 pounds have been added to our… Continue reading What Still Fits ?

aging · body · humor · poem · Poetry

My Body Was a Temple

This is a guest post from Kathryn Stucker.  She would love to receive feedback about her first poem in the blogosphere. Enjoy.   My body was a temple But now is a disaster. It fails me from head to toe As the years pass by faster.   Once I was so fleet of foot And almost… Continue reading My Body Was a Temple

aging · Big Bang Theory · Brain Power · Exercises · Eye Sight · funny · humor · paper sack · Seniors

Who Me Aging? Nah!

I read recently that lots of things begin to diminish as we age. Duh! No kidding? Hard to believe, isn’t it? If you are over 50 you probably have noticed staying upright is a challenge, your hearing needs amping up, your eyesight is dimming, processing information takes a bit longer than it did just a… Continue reading Who Me Aging? Nah!

aging · Beauty · humor · In Other Words · Old Age · Re-blogs · women

The beauty of women…

Originally posted on Patricia's Place:
In Other Words challenge prompt “So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why don’t somebody wake up to the beauty of old women?” Harriet Beecher Stowe I have been thinking about the above quote for a few days. Yes, the gears have been turning but…