Tag Archives: aging

At My Age

At my age, I take four prescription medications when I go to bed and four over-the-counter pills each morning. Dealing with constipation has been my biggest problem. After I supposedly added stool softener to the mix, my problem appeared to clear up … Continue reading

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Hyperbole

March 20th was not only the first day of spring, but it was my 79th birthday. Wow! I’m sitting on the cusp of being an octogenarian. How do I feel? I feel great, in the notorious words of my Daddy … Continue reading

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The New Year

I feel my age, and look it too, I love to spend time writing you About the weather or the news That doesn’t always suit your views. I don’t go out much, so have time to ponder all the days when I’m most happy … Continue reading

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Hair-Raising

I am 78 years old and have pretty much a head full of hair. Yes, there is a balding spot in the back which I see only when the barber spins me around to look at the back cut, but … Continue reading

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The Laxative and the Bug

One of life’s challenges is dealing with aging. I now take four prescription pills for blood pressure, cholesterol, and whatever ails me. I add to that batch a “baby aspirin.” I have my little weekly slot box for those pills … Continue reading

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From Youth to Oldth

If you’ve read my blog, you probably know that I am a journalist—nope, not the professional kind of journalist who interviews newsmakers. I am a “journalist” in that I keep a journal and have kept one since 1954. One morning … Continue reading

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