Reality Check

  • Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it.
  • Don’t let anyone tell you you’re getting old. Squash their toes with your rocker.
  • The older we get, the fewer things seem worth standing in line for.
  • Some people try to turn back their odometer. I want people to know why I look this way. I’ve traveled a long way and some of the roads weren’t paved.
  • Maturity means being emotionally and mentally healthy. It is that time when to say yes and when to say no, and when to say WHOOPPEE!
  • How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
  • When you are dissatisfied and would like to go back to your youth, just think of Algebra.
  • You know you are getting old when everything either dries up or leaks.
  • I don’t know how I got over the hill without getting to the top.
  • The golden years are really just metallic years: gold in the tooth, silver in your hair and lead in the rear.
  • Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of 80 and gradually approach 18.
  • One of the many things no one tells you about ageing is that it is such a nice change from being young.
  • Age seldom arrives smoothly or quickly. It is more often a succession of jerks.
  • Yeah, being young is beautiful, but being old is comfortable.
  • Old age is when former classmates are so gray and wrinkled and blind that they don’t recognize you.
  • If you don’t learn to laugh at trouble, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you’re old.
  • First you forget names, then you forget faces. Then you forget to pull your zipper up, then you forget to pull your zipper down.
  • One must wait until evening to see how splendid the day has been.
  • Being old doesn’t make you forget. Having too many stupid things to remember makes you forget.

Keep your fork

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One thought on “Reality Check

  1. Hi Floyd! It was nice meeting you & the Pickle Queen at the “ice cream social” at Will & Sue’s! Will be back in a few weeks and hope I can pop over for a visit to the old homestead. 🙂 Hali

    P.S. Put up a subscription bar so people can subscribe to your blog!

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