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Richard's Remarks

 

A lot of my subscribers are over 60 years of age, and no doubt many of you are looking forward to your 80s. So I thought the following might be of interest.

 

I'm just getting used to being 88 years old. The first thing I notice is that I get tired easily, and I mean really tired. I talk to my sister, Kate, who lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. Kate is 84. Her favorite expression is, "Growing old is not for sissies."

 

I ask Kate if she gets tired too. She says, yes, she does get very tired. One thing she's learned is that she can only do one thing a day. In other words, if Kate goes to the market to shop for food supplies, that about does it. She comes home really tired, sits in her easy chair for the afternoon, and watches TV, usually the news.

 

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