Better than the alternative.

Via on Mar 10, 2011

Comedian Larry Miller talks about getting older.

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Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. ~Mark Twain

I’m easing into the fact that I’ve surpassed 45 and am approaching 50. (OMG!) Accepting it. Being grateful for it. Breathing through it. Looking past the gray hairs appearing in my eyebrows of all places. Or am I? Why do we (well, some of us) care about how old we are?

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About Lynn Hasselberger

Lynn Hasselberger lives in Chicagoland with her son, husband and two cats. She loves sunrises, running, yoga, chocolate, and NYR, and has a voracious appetite for comedy. In her spare time, she blogs at myEARTH360.com and LynnHasselberger.com. A "Green Diva" and social media addict, you'll most likely find Lynn on twitter (@LynnHasselbrgr & @myEARTH360) and facebook. She hopes to make the world a better place, have more fun, re-develop her math skills and overcome her fear of public speaking. Like her writing? Subscribe to her posts.

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3 Responses to “Better than the alternative.”

  1. Charles Green says:

    This is a bit stolen from George Carlin almost word for word. What happened to originality?

  2. Bud Wilson Bud Wilson says:

    Hi Lynn,

    Isn't it ultimately about our "energetic age" – or is that just an avoidance tactic we use? :)

    David Wilcox has a wonderful song about living life & relationships in reverse. It's called "Start with the Ending"…
    Enjoy it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKauiG9TRRs

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