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Old 05-22-2015, 07:07 PM   #1
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Perks of Getting Older!

Perks of reaching 50 or being over 60 and heading towards 70!

1. Kidnappers are not very interested in you.

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

3. No one expects you to run--anywhere.

4. People call at 9 PM and ask, "Did I wake you?"

5. People no longer view you as a hypochondriac.

6. There is nothing left to learn the hard way.

7. Things you buy now won't wear out.

8. You can eat supper at 5 PM .

9. You can live without sex but not your glasses.

10. You get into heated arguments about pension plans.

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 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.

18. Your supply of brain cells is finally down to manageable size.

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

20. And you notice these are all in Big Print for your convenience.
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much of that list is more true than most of us would like to believe. ;-)
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Old 05-22-2015, 07:12 PM   #3
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Old 05-23-2015, 07:14 AM   #4
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Perks of reaching 50 or being over 60 and heading towards 70!

1
15. Your investment in health insurance is finally beginning to pay off.

18. Your supply of brain cells is finally down to manageable size.

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

20. And you notice these are all in Big Print for your convenience.
ON 15... You got that right

on 18: I am a coffee holic,, Have not spent my life killing brain cells with booze... Coffee supports brain cells.

On 19: Never have been able to remember names.

And on 20: NO. it was not.


Overall: A very good list.. I liked it.. Best laugh I have had so far this morning. Thanks.
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Old 05-23-2015, 07:28 AM   #5
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You are no longer expected or asked to be an organ donor. Kind of like ten year old tires on a class A!
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Old 05-23-2015, 07:45 AM   #6
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And finally, other people are holding doors open for YOU! /ken
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Perks of Getting Older!

I still open doors for others, especially those older, handicapped, and ALL ladies.
I tell them that "Chivalry is not dead. It just forgets most of the time". They like that.
But I never forget chivalry, even though my Emily Post is a bit rusty.
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