Monday, January 4, 2016

How can they be that old?

I have no problem with my own age, but still find myself surprised at how old my family members are getting! We just celebrated my older son's 45th birthday and realized that my brother will be 70 in July. How did that happen?

Even the dog is getting along in years - 6 1/2 right now and having her first dental cleaning tomorrow. Fingers crossed that it goes well and easily for her and that she doesn't need it for another 5 or 6 years.

I find that I am just fine being 66 thank you very much. Sure beats the alternative as my Dad used to say.

Have a wonderful week.


  1. Yeah, I know what you mean. And just think, Cher is 69, Mick Jagger is 72, and fresh-faced Ryan O'Neal is 74.

    1. And they are still going strong! I talked to my brother yesterday and he says he really doesn't think about how old he is - his wife says he just get on with things. A good approach too.

  2. I teased my parents recently that they must be official seniors now that their youngest is 50 :)


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