Tag Archives: aging

A GLORIOUS DAY!

Today is May 12th. It’s not a particularly outstanding date on the calendar. I looked it up and, of course, there were some historical events that took place on this day. Here are some of the highlights: Race car driver … Continue reading

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NAKED!

The topic is nakedness. Yes, I know, it is sort of off the beaten path, not the norm, socially sensitive and downright gutsy to discuss. Well discuss it I will, despite it may prove embarrassing to both of us. BTW, … Continue reading

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CALL THE PLUMBER…MY BRAIN DRAINS!

It has begun. I’m told the process can enter and take over almost overnight…or, it will take its time, slowly eroding away every functioning component of your brain.   The topic: dementia. I chose it because it has moved up in … Continue reading

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BUY’N YEARS

I noticed lately that I must have arrived? “Arrived where?” you ask. Well, I’ve arrived at yet another demographic level. When you get to my age bracket all kinds of things begin to change. There’s a definite divide widening between … Continue reading

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The Pill

This being in my 70’s has got to stop—NO, WAIT!  That’s not what I mean.  I don’t want to stop-stop.  I just want all the accompanying negatives associated with being 70 to stop.  What are they? You name it: if … Continue reading

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AGED TO IMPERFECTION

I’ve said it here before…my father was a man of science and fact, exceptionally smart and succinct, especially in his later years when he spoke of the aging process. He simply, brilliantly said… “growing old stinks!” Now that I have … Continue reading

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DAMN, IT’S THE BIRTHDAY THING AGAIN!

I have a birthday coming up next week and I cannot seem to convince anyone that I truly just as well let it slip by. “Nothing, really nothing,” is the answer I repeatedly give my wife when she asks what … Continue reading

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DRIVING MISS ROSEMARIE TO WHERE THE BEST IS YET T0 BE!

There is a piece of poetry by Robert Browning that my mother was quite fond up, especially as she was eventually forced, as we all are, to adopt senior citizenship. Here’s the main verse:         “Grow old … Continue reading

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MY CRYSTAL BALL IS CLEARER NOWADAYS…

My perspective has changed and I don’t like it. There is a definite re-direction in my attitude when it comes to anything having to do with the future. I can hear some of those close to me saying, “Okay, Marc, … Continue reading

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ROAD TRIP…SOME OBSERVATIONS ALONG THE WAY

  I think I have mentioned before that my father had three simple words to describe the aging process.  He said, “Growing Old Stinks!”  Not a particularly profound statement, but it fit his pragmatic personality and his succinct way of … Continue reading

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