On Turning70

mawheelJuly 13, 2014

My younger sister, whose birthday is today, did just that! She wasn't very happy about it, for she looks and acts 20 years younger. (She's really a beautiful woman.) She improved her outlook by leaving on an 8 day Southern Carribean cruise.

Having passed that birthday several years ago, I wrote her that it really wasn't so bad becoming a "septuagenarian". After all, as the song says, "Age ain't nothin' but a number"! (I think it's the "Uppity Blues Women", who sing this. I'll check it on Google and if it's not, I'll post a correction.)

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It is interesting how different people view different ages. Some mind certain birthdays and others do not.
Happy birthday to your sis. There are some really good years after 70.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 5:59PM
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A neighbor threw a blockparty on her 65th birthday, gave notice on her job and decided that it was now time to live it up and enjoy life,

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 7:31AM
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Since I turned 90 I take it one day at the time and wake every morning checking to see if I am alive, so far, so good (smile)

    Bookmark   July 14, 2014 at 9:32AM
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