We will forewarn you that although this
is about a very serious subject to some us
that we are not vetted professional journalists
and we used an unscientific manner to reach
As far as we know there is no handbook on
aging. You know what we mean.
Something that informs us while we’re young,
strong, and reasonably good looking that at
some point things are going to start creaking,
squeaking, and leaking.
Seniors also have a sense of humor.
Our memory isn’t as sharp as it used to be.
And our memory isn’t as sharp as it used to
We only have to deal with 2 days a week.
Yup, 6 Saturdays and 1 Sunday.
If we don’t like our wrinkles we can eat
until they all fill in.
We can do absolutely nothing all week and
rest on Sunday.
Growing old isn’t for sissies. We don’t get
scared when our bodies start making the same
noises as our coffee makers.
We enjoy being called ‘Seniors’ because it
comes with a 10% discount.
Some of us have had bypass surgery, joints
replaced, fought cancer, gone half blind and
almost deaf, but we do have our religion. We
thank God we still have our driver’s license.
We can count all the pennies we saved over
the years because we have the time now.
If we’re blessed enough to live to be over
100 we don’t have peer pressure to deal with.
After being called crazy all our lives, we
can now demand to be called eccentric.
Sometimes senility sets in, but we see it as
a plus. We can hide the Easter eggs AND have
fun finding them.
Speaking of senility, we’ll end with the
God grant me the senility to forget the people
I never liked anyway,
the good fortune to run into the ones I do,
and the eyesight to tell the difference.
Comments are always welcome.