Browsing All posts tagged under »aging«

I’m older, not elder

April 12, 2015


I gave a talk this week to a senior’s society. They were very nice people. Until someone pointed out that I’m only five years away from qualifying to join. Bastard. I’m not ready to be a senior citizen; my parents are senior citizens. Statistically speaking, it’s likely that I’ve already lived over half of my […]

Please don’t let me become that grandparent

December 30, 2011


Having just spent the prior week at your Grandmother’s, I have amassed quite a bit of material about which to blog. At 80-something and 90-something, your Grandmother and Grandfather are very good predictors of what you could expect from me when I get older (yes, there are older people than me, son). I say “could” […]