Category Archives: getting old

This is BS!!

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Does this happen to you???

Why does entering a room make you forget things? Check this out and see if this fits you. Does this ever happen to you?

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How Old Is Too Old To Be A Dad?

How old is too old to be a dad? Anyone have an opinion here? Here’s another good question from WCCO. I really dread to open up a question like this because to me, it’s really such a personal choice and … Continue reading

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When is it time to stop driving??

This is such a sensitive issue but one that I’ve been thinking about a lot.  When is it time for someone to surrender their drivers licence?  I’ve done some reading on it and here are two articles in case your interested in reading them.  Me … Continue reading

Posted in abilities, activities, adulthood, age, aging, behavior, cars, change, changes, children, control, driving, emotions, family, fears, feelings, freedoms, future, getting hurt, getting old, humiliate, hurt feelings, life, parent's, people, responsibility, things, thoughts, worry, worrying | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

3 Grandma’s

 

Posted in age, aging, birthday, embarrassed, fun, funny, getting old, grandma, grandpa, humor, humorous, jokes, laughs, laughter, life, life lessons, people, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Who is that??

They say an elephant never forgets.  So then Jason must be one.  That guy never seems to forget a face. I’m sure there must be those of us who forget someone we have met before.  There was a time I … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Darryl

Happy Birthday to my brother I was pefectly happy until they brought HIM home.  But I grew to love him most of the time! This just kills me!!   He was always very kind to animals.   He was also a … Continue reading

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Question of the day

How do you avoid conflict?

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How old do you feel?

DM over at Heart to Heart and I were emailing one day a week or so ago and he and Mrs DM were talking about how old they felt. He asked me how old I felt since we are both … Continue reading

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Why don’t we fall out of bed?

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time. I wonder why we don’t fall out of bed when we’re sleeping?  I have never fallen out of bed while sleeping.  I tried doing a search about it and this is … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, adults, aging, dangers, differences, elderly, falling out of bed, fears, getting hurt, getting old, hospitals, kids, people, safety, sleep, sleeping, things, thinking, thoughts, toddlers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Can we make up lost sleep??

  Have you ever been so bone tired that you couldn’t really even think?  You wander around just thinking of a nap. When your kids were small and you were up all night either with a newborn or someone who’s sick? … Continue reading

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Exercise…

  I feel like my body has gotten totally out of shape, so I got my doctor’s permission to join a fitness club and start exercising. I decided to take an aerobics class for seniors. I bent, twisted, gyrated, jumped … Continue reading

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Question of the day

If you could be any age for the rest of your life, what age would you choose?

Posted in adulthood, adults, age, choices, differences, emotions, favorite, feelings, getting old, growing up, happiness, happy, life, life lessons, memories, old days, people, Question of the day, questions, simple questions, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Old sayings..with help from Paul and Darryl

Last weekend when Darryl was out here and he was bowling his perfect game he, Paul and I got to talking about old sayings.  First we wondered what they were called.  Does anyone know if they have a name or … Continue reading

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When is it time to stop driving??

This is such a sensitive issue but one that I’ve been thinking about a lot.  When is it time for someone to surrender their drivers licence?  I’ve done some reading on it and here are two articles in case your interested in reading … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, activities, adulthood, adults, age, aging, behavior, cars, change, changes, children, control, driving, emotions, family, fears, feelings, freedoms, getting hurt, getting old, humiliate, hurt feelings, life, parent's, people, responsibility, saftey, things, thoughts, Uncategorized, worry, worrying | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

3 Grandma’s

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Commercials

My husband and I were sitting tonight watching the football game and two different “drug” commercials came on almost back to back.  Do you find these all to be a bit much?  Who really waits to see a commercial to … Continue reading

Posted in adults, aging, behavior, change, choices, commercials, embarassing, embarrassed, emotions, feelings, getting old, medicine, people, things, thinking, thoughts, today's times, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

The day I’ve been dreading!!

I knew someday this day would come. Did I think it would come when I was 28? NO!!! I HAVE GREY HAIR!!!!! Oh my God!!!!! Not just one or two…quite a few actually. There they are staring right at me, … Continue reading

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Things we no longer use

I always think of drive in movies in the summer.  I remember how much my boys loved going to them.  I’m not sure if it was even the movie they liked, or the playgrounds they all had for the kids … Continue reading

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Velcro

I can remember when my kids were learning to tell time.  Digital was just coming out on watches and clocks.  I thought it was a terrible idea.  How can kids learn to tell time if they don’t see the hands … Continue reading

Posted in accidents, childhood, children, conveniences, dad's, getting old, habits, kids, lazy, life, life lessons, memories, mom's, parent's, past, people, saftey, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Who is that??

They say an elephant never forgets.  So then Jason must be one.  That guy never seems to forget a face. I’m sure there must be those of us who forget someone we have met before.  There was a time I … Continue reading

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The “Empty Nest”

I was talking to someone yesterday and my heart was breaking for her.  Her youngest daughter is graduating this year and heading off to college in the fall.  Her oldest son left two years ago so for the first time, … Continue reading

Posted in children, emotions, empty nest, family, fears, feelings, friends, getting old, habits, home, hurt, kids, lifestyles, love, mom, parent's, people, relationships, responsibility, rudeness, thoughts, worry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Just trying to help

So I get home from work last night and go about my evening routine.  Check on the kids and go make supper.  Everyone is fed and cleaned and it’s time to head outside and tend to the animals.  As I go … Continue reading

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Is this what happens? (Jason)

I’m 31 going on 17, in my head anyway. I remember the days of jumping fences, jumping off roofs and out of tree’s, having an endless supply of energy. Broken bones just meant getting a cool cast for your friends … Continue reading

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