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Now, though, at only 46 I sometimes feel like I'm 86. My bones creak and crackle so much when I get out of a chair it sounds like someone set a pile of dry leaves on fire. Recent surgeries on my legs have left them weak to the point where just going to the supermarket to buy groceries tires me out.

Growing old is a real drag. But, in the final analysis, it comes down to this: the alternative to growing old is dying young. And when faced with only those two options I'll take growing old every single time.

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    Neville Hunt over 1 year ago

    Haha! Agreed... living is the choice I go for... as long as it lasts. Yesterday may seem ages ago, but it’s still past.... can’t be changed. Living for a great today... and tomorrow if it comes around seems to me to be a pragmatic policy. Have a great day Christopher. 🎂

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    Christopher over 1 year ago

    Quite philosophical there, Neville.

    Thanks. I appreciate it.

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    Neville Hunt over 1 year ago

    You’re welcome, Birthday Boy 🙂

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    Drew Martyn over 1 year ago

    Hope your creaks and groans ease up mate! A great pair of drabbles, very evocative and so true - and if Kiss can keep going for nearly 50 years I'm sure we can.
    Awesome, fun band, btw - took me a while to get past the makeup and showmanship, but I was a fool lol, great band :)

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