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Friday, November 10, 2017

Reading Books

Having a good time last night at a Mississippi riverside bar and grill with friends, I surely had my glasses with me as the photo shows. So much for finishing the book I was reading today . I can't find them. Wonder if.....?  In any case a book review was in order so I'll have to substitute Plan B.  An insight into some of the pluses and minuses of my well into 70 aging process.  
 
 01. Kidnappers are not very interested in you

02. In a hostage situation you are likely to be released first

03. No one expects you to run--anywhere

04. People call at 8 PM and ask, Did I wake you?

05. People no longer view you as a hypochondriac

06. There is nothing left to learn the hard way

07. Things you buy now won't wear out

08. You can eat supper at 10 PM

09. You can live without sex but not your glasses

10. You get into heated arguments about pension plans though Trump is taking over that subject.

11. You no longer think of speed limits as a challenge

12. You quit trying to hold your stomach in no matter who walks into the room

13. You sing along with elevator music

14. Your eyes and knees won't get much worse

15. Your investment in health insurance is finally beginning to pay off

16. Your joints are more accurate meteorologists than the national weather  service

17. Your secrets are safe with your friends because they can't remember them either

19. You can't remember who sent you this list

20. AND YOU NOTICE THIS IS IN DARK   PRINT FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE

 

10 comments:

Joanne Noragon said...

A comprehensive list. Two items to note: there still are things to learn the hard way; and, living in a national park, and the federal gbmt having snatched control of the roads in our national park from the local authorities, and speeding tickets now being issued by park rangers, and speeding tickets issued by rangers in national parks are for a federal offense, it is imperative I commit a federal offense before my driver's license is gone. A matter of honor.

Starting Over, Accepting Changes - Maybe said...

Ah, the good old days when I got (1) speeding ticket. Now my high performance WRX Subaru (bought 12 years ago) is driven at a high speed of 45 MPH for 3000 miles a year. When I had kids and worked, I put on an average of 35,000 and was always hurrying everywhere. It isn’t so bad to slow down.

donna baker said...

Or, you can eat supper at 4:00pm.

Anvilcloud said...

A nice bit of humour here

PC said...

Love this!

Sam I Am...... said...

That list is hysterical and so true! LOL! I get up at 3:30 now and it's lights out about 8:30 or 9....we don't need as much sleep they say which is good because it takes me so long to do things I need the extra hours!
Good to see you again....I'll be putting you on my sidebar so I don't lose touch.

Dee said...

DEAR TROUTBIRDER, NOTE THE BIG PRINT. THAT'S WHAT I DO ALL MY E-MAILS IN NOW THAT MY VISION IS COMPROMISED!!! I ENJOYED YOUR LISTING. AND YES, THE MEDICAL INSURANCE IS KICKING IN--A LOT FOR ME. PEACE.

Out on the prairie said...

I like the not having to worry about something wearing out. Good list

Bubba Muntzer said...

Are you sure you didn't forget what blog you're writing for because that's a strange danish roll recipe.

This is the cooking on the Mississippi blog, right?

Lin said...

LOVE this!