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I Know I'm Getting Older Because

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    I Hope Everything Will Be Easy

    I've gotten old for sure. I hope whatever function I go to won't last long..gotta get home, well rested. Hope I don't fall on the ice..I'd break  a hip for certain. Hope I get a parking spot REAL close to the store entrance.  It's freezing and man, that wind goes right...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    Old Before I'm Old.

    I can now say I've lived in three decades. 1900's, 2000's and 2010's. I'm only 18. I can remember things that happened 15 years ago. I've recently said "when I was that age". I can have a full conversation with someone who is ten years younger than me. I've said, "you'll...
    OnMyTippeeToes OnMyTippeeToes 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2012

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    Truth Teller

    I'm a low down dirty liar.  And a coward.  Self delusion doesn't work with me, however.  I know what I am.   I am not Michelle Pfeiffer!  There I said it.  Now, I feel better.   I also do not qualify anymore for my age range status on EP.   I haven't qualified for...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 13 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    Jokes Give It Away

    I know I am not nearly as funny as I think I am so learning that my jokes now seem dated and give away my age. I know I am getting older because my not so silly jokes give me away!
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Oct 19, 2013

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    Grumpy

    I always thought tha my Mum was grumpy. Now that I have children and am "Getting Older" I think I may see why she was. I do not have the patience I once did so I Know I'm Gettting Older Because I am turning inot my Mum. AGHHHHH
    ScotishMum ScotishMum 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    Life Spans

    I know I'm getting older because this song really speaks to me...its so beautiful. I love you, honey.  Thank you for sticking around for the best part.   I hear you singing, "I Shall Be Released" Like a chainsaw running through a masterpiece But that's all right, that's ok Grab...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 2, 2011

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    Sign's You Just Cant Overlook

    You dont stand in front of a full lengh mirror any more because you are wider then it is. You have to iron the wrinkle's out of your butt once a week You have more doctor's then friend's Your memory is 50/50 and you think that is good Sex is somthing reserved for your anniversary...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 20, 2010

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    Ponderous

    Roseann Barr in Newsweek...about reaching the other side of menopause:  ..."Ahoy, matey! Hail, hail, all ye who enter here! You have arrived! Congratulations, sister!   You have made it through the grip of Nature, and the attack on your intellect that began at your first...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    Overheard

    "You can tell she was pretty when she was young.'  Two teenage girls, discussing me, literally behind my back, as I sat five feet away from them!  Another sign you're getting older...people assume you are deaf!  (Full disclosure: It took me a few days to...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 20 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    Birthdays

    Time to temper the ego.  Need to face facts.  The calendar does not lie.  In a few months, my age range on my EP member ID will change to 56-60.   This is worse then when I turned 13,   I really felt back then that I could use a few more years being a kid, I feel the same...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2011

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    The View From The Mountain Top.

    Yesterday I had some work to do on some property that my father inlaw owened on the other side of the mountain. When I got done I decided to take the road over the mountain on my return. At the very tip top of the mountain is a lookout where you can see for mile's of the valley...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 11 Responses Apr 15, 2011

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    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F Apr 27, 2013

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    Early Bird Specials Rule!

     Help!  I think I'm crossing over!  My husband and I had a gift certificate to a chain steakhouse.  We used it midweek.  We arrived at the restaurant at 5:00, gave our orders at 5:05, discussed our day, were served, ate our meal, walked out of the...
    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 22 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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