Tag Archives: aging

What’s The Point

“There is nothing in this world that can trouble you more than your own thoughts”  So many family, friends, as well as the icons of my life, have passed. So many. Just heard that Little Richard passed at 87. It … Continue reading

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Father Time

“The Brevity of life is hard to face.” – Unknown Stop. Hold it right there. Just what the hell is going on here? Just yesterday I was a mere lad of twenty-one. Now you tell me I’m seventy-seven. What……are you … Continue reading

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The Recliner

“It is better to give than lend, and it costs about the same.” – Phillip Gibbs “We’re just waiting for you to get out of that chair.” Those words were spoken to me last evening and caused me to laugh … Continue reading

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Busted

“I mistrust total competence. I’ve always felt life is a series of small disasters we try to get through.” – Michael Palin I awoke not feeling well. I’ve experienced these symptoms too often this year. Colds. Flu. Bronchitis. Pneumonia. So … Continue reading

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Between Jobs

“Age is something that doesn’t matter. Unless you are a cheese.”   Hello. Morning Cliff. How are you doing? Fine. You? Concerned. Seems like friends and family are dying at an alarming rate. I know what you mean. Have you … Continue reading

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I Know

“It is a great misfortune to be alone, my friends, and it must be believed that solitude can quickly destroy reason.”   Having experienced loneliness, I know this to be true. How about you?”

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This Could Kill You

“Don’t forget to drink water and get some sun. You’re basically a houseplant with more complicated emotions.” Woke up Tuesday morning in a sweat. 103 temp. Could not move. I was sick. Very sick. About noon my wife told me I … Continue reading

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Gone

“Time washes away all traces of what had been” – Starvation Heights by Gregg Olsen   I’m at that age when family and friends are dying much too frequently. Lost another good friend last week. At 68, a too young … Continue reading

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Death

“Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.” – Carl Jung Do you agree with this quote? I’m not sure I do. On the other hand, I’m not even … Continue reading

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One Last Hug

“There is a wisdom of the head and a wisdom of the heart” – Charles Dickens Retirement bored me. So…………I got a part time job driving a van for a medical transport company here in Tulsa. Have been doing that … Continue reading

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