Gradmama2011 says: I love this post, by Diane, who gave permission to re-blog it here on SOMETIMES. I adore the concept of Diane’s “Level 60! in place of saying “60 years old…” The use of “old” is relative, and not very useful, especially as it complicated by well-meaning people by saying “x years young, instead of x years old.” I personally am at Level 81, and wouldn’t have it any other way….unless, of course I could be at Level 35 again. 🙂 Thanks Diane….for the re-blog!
Reposted by popular request with permission of Diane (formerly known as ‘The Diane Half of Poppies and Popcorn). Originally posted on Poppies and Popcorn October 23, 2015. Thanks, Diane!
I had a birthday recently, and it was one of those birthdays that really made me stop and think – and maybe panic just a bit. My sixtieth. 60. Me! When the heck did that happen? I think my mom was the most appalled – she wondered how she could possibly be old enough to have a 60-year-old daughter.
There are any number of adages and words of wisdom that I think, are supposed to make me feel better about being “old.” I’ve read that 60 is the new 40 and that this is simply middle age. Well, I remember being 40, and we were still traveling all around on military assignments and I had 2 teenaged daughters. As much as…
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