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 an octogenarian from 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.
Original oil painting by: Grandfather’s wife