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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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DAY THREE: THE CELEBRATON CONTINUES


Our celebration of reaching 400 postings on marc’s blog continues today with another variety pack of excerpts from the archives….  On older cruising passengers: Many of my fellow passengers had weathered well, given the astonishing ages they were quick to … 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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TALK ABOUT YOUR HOCKEY PUCKS…


Okay, admittedly, I am not a big banner-waving, face-painting sports fan. On the other hand, I watch football almost every Sunday and last summer I adopted the Chicago Cubs as my baseball team to cheer for. But my life does … Continue reading

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I’LL TAKE THIS CALL!


I have a reproduction of an old Eastern Airlines poster hanging in my kitchen, the one pictured.  It has a great retro-flavored picture of Miami Beach on it circa late 1950s and the pitch line says, “Miami Beach, Florida—Just ten … Continue reading

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THE CRUISE – PART II, OLD SALTS


Today’s blog continues with more “people” observations I made on our just-ended  cruise (see previous posting for background info).  I have been on other cruises and the one thing hard to ignore on this one was how old most of … Continue reading

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Senior Code …so many abbreviations, so little time!


Seniors are so preoccupied with the ongoing assault on their bodies that they have very little else to talk about.  Young people do not experience this kind of physical warfare so, instead, they spend most of their time talking about the … Continue reading

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