One good thing about getting old — and there aren’t many — is that you can blame a whole lot of things on your age:
Miss your aim at the toilet …
Forget to pay at the gas pump …
Tell the cop you’re staggering because of “the shakes” …
And some things are just a gift, like:
Looking at your wife and honestly thinking she’s beautiful.
Tell her so and she says, “Thanks, Love. Failing eyesight is a blessing sometimes …”
About the Author: RD Blakeslee is a nonagenarian in West Virginia who built his net worth by only investing in that which can be enjoyed during acquisition and throughout life, as opposed to papers in a drawer, like stocks and bonds. You can read more about him here. This article was originally published on 17 August 2017.
Original oil painting by: Grandfather’s wife