Aging Well

Live Life in Crescendo

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“Oh, I’m too old for that “.

Spoken by someone 80?

Spoken by a young man. He was too old to learn to snowboard.

So often aging fosters an ageism attitude against living life in crescendo.

It creates the perspective that there is a ‘proper’ age for pursuing a life pleasure.

Even a simple life pleasure.

Like pierced ears.

Unlike babies today who get theirs pierced at six months, I had gotten mine done at the age of twelve. As so often happens (apparently), the holes kept closing up, as I stopped wearing them while caring for my young sons. Glittering gold in a mother’s ears tempts babies to touch and to pull.

When I occasionally attempted to wear pierced earrings, each time I painfully re-pierced them. Finally, I gave up…

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One comment on “Aging Well

  1. Now that I’m over half of a 100 yrs old/young. Only time that is to old to do anything new is when you are pushing up Daisy’s. I tell any young person that will hear an OLD person speak, Do what ever you want to do while you are young, don’t wait til stuff don’t work right , or not at all before you decide you want to do what you should have done when you was doing what you shouldn’t have been doing ….back when you was a doing it.

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