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Archive for the ‘Age’ Category

Proximacy is the new Intimacy

March 25, 2020

Proximacy is the new Intimacy. Our COVID-19 shutdown response is creating a desire to get closer to people simply because we can’t. A neighbor and good friend of ours called and asked if they could come over to stand outside and socialize from six feet away. Of course, we said yes and put our coats […]

Regrets

March 13, 2020

“Regrets, I’ve had a fewbut then, again, too few to mention” How many times and from how many people have you heard these regrets: I wish I hadn’t worked so much I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends I wish I had […]

Twenty Three Things to Think About

March 5, 2020

Twenty three things to think about at Impact. Stand in balance ready to swing on an even plane with power focused on the point of impact.  Keep a strong but controlled grip on your club and start the back swing with a smooth pull away.  Stop at the top of the back swing for just […]

A Parking Ticket

February 26, 2020

My wife and I went into town and visited a shop.  When we came out, there was a cop writing out a parking ticket.  We went up to him and I said, “Come on man, how about giving a senior citizen a break?”  He just ignored us and continued writing the ticket. I called him […]

They Worked 111 days of the last 365

September 28, 2019

Found in eMail: So many members of Congress are retiring in hopes of “locking-in” their future retirement payments. Currently, their monthly retirement checks are equal to their monthly salaries. They hope to freeze their retirement as it stands. I’m with Trump on this one. Trump is asking everyone to forward this Email to a minimum […]

Drafting Guys Over 60

June 7, 2019

I am over 60 and the Armed Forces thinks I’m too old to track down terrorists.  You can’t be older than 42 to join the military.  They’ve got the whole thing ass-backwards. Instead of sending 18-year old’s off to fight, they ought to take us old guys.  You shouldn’t be able to join a military […]

Letter to the Boss

June 4, 2019

I found this in email and just HAD to SHARE. Enjoy: I have enjoyed working here these past several years. You have paid me very well, given me benefits beyond belief. I have 3-4  months off per year and a pension plan that will pay my salary till the day I die and a health […]

Ages and Birthdays

May 31, 2019

When I was younger, in my 50’s, I got to thinking about my age and, more importantly, my remaining Birthdays. There were fewer remaining than I had already had. Even though this is a sobering thought, that didn’t mean that I stopped drinking OR living but I still want to do SOMETHING to commemorate my […]