Tagged: age

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40: different animals…

It’s never easy to look back at a relationship that recently ended. We cared for each other very much, but in the end we both wanted different things.

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40: the big (?) four-oh…

As I just received what is likely my last birthday gift this past weekend, I suppose I can safely say that birthday time has now ended. Especially as all of my grandparents have passed, so there won’t be any strangely...

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me: I’m not sick, but I’m not well

The year was 1997, a bootleg copy of Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone? was in my CD player and I was a little too into this track… “I’m not sick but I’m not well, and it’s a sin to live so well.”

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time: not a good look!

Y’know, I was feeling pretty good this morning… I haven’t been picking up Express* lately as I was finishing off a book**, but this morning thought I might try to challenge my brain with the Sudoku puzzle at the hard...

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elevator: they have one, it’s called a HOME

Coming back from buying some 1$ candy bars that the badging office employee lightly extorted me into so doing, I got on the elevator with an older, but not really that old, woman. She pressed a button for a floor...

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I don’t FEEL thirty-… something

Another year older, etc, etc. It should be just another day, but it never feels that way, does it? Admittedly, the only places where your birthdate really matters is government type services, job applications or loyalty programs. Otherwise, it’s just...

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It’s health food. MENTAL health food.

What does one do when they’re feeling moody about an impending birthday? Make brownies, of course! This was really more the result of a kitchen cleanup, I found one packet of brownie mix left, a bag of toffee chips and...

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and time… is still marching on

Oh yeah, it’s that time of year. That explains my mood perfectly! It’s about a month before my birthday and it seems like no matter how carefree I may or may not have been all year, for the next 30...

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the end is nigh?

A bit of a gloomy story from a few days ago, but it brings together a lot of the separate comments I’ve heard recently. Is everything spinning out of control? Midwestern levees are bursting. Polar bears are adrift. Gas prices...

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You know you’re old when…

The person you’re hanging out with has no idea Arrested Development was a musical group and not just a TV show. Even when a song by them is playing!