As you read this sentence, you’re getting older. Now you’re even older than when you started reading this entry. You can step away and turn your head, hoping to not be reminded that you are aging, but time marches on.
This week, we’re talking about aging!
We begin by talking about the first time we realized that childhood was temporary — that one day we would become adults. But aging is not all bad…we discuss the first time we were aware of our bodies aging in positive ways. After that, though, we talk about some negative things we’re felt or experienced as we’ve aged. We also talk about age-related problems we’ve noticed…and age-related problems that scare us.
Hundreds of years ago, we’d probably be dead by now. We devote some time to the positive and negative effects of longer lifespans in modern times — and then talk about how old we want to live to be.
We also chat about some benefits of getting older and whether we consider ourselves old, middle aged, young, or something else entirely.
We wrap up this episode on the front lawn (chasing off those damn kids!) to discuss whether or not we are, indeed, getting “too old for this shit!”
As always, we’d love to hear your thoughts about aging in the comments.