older than dirt

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Older then dirt

Yes, I know some might say older than dirt, seventy-seven, three quarter of a century, I can’t say time has flown by because at times I sware it was almost at a standstill or it seemed that way for the first thirty years. Then some time in the next twenty years something happened almost overnight it seemed like time started to pick up speed, the next thing I knew I was at that point in life that most people call retirement age. Now when we are young, we think we can go on forever burring the candle at both ends until suddenly one day mother nature tapes you on the shoulder and says not so fast old man. One morning you go to get out of bed and it hits you have pain in all your joints, joints you didn’t even know you had seems like they have suddenly gotten sand in them because they don’t move as smooth as they did yesterday. Once you manage to get out of bed and get to the bathroom you look in the mirror and see wrinkle’s and gray hair and think to yourself when the hell did that happen. As You go out and about you look around and see people that you know for sure are younger than you, you look at them and wonder how did that happen they can hardly manage to get around with out a walker or wheel chair and you think to yourself, thank God that’s not me. When I’m ask if I mind getting old, I’ll look them in the eye and say well hell considering the alternative it’s not that bad I can handle it


Submitted: January 27, 2020

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Serge Wlodarski

Yup, I've got house plants older than many of my friends on Booksie.

Mon, January 27th, 2020 10:14am

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Good one

Mon, January 27th, 2020 5:16am

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