If I had a bat, I’d rage on this wall alvin December 16, 2018 - 6:52pm

Being an older person, I find young people interesting. One night when I was in the hospital last week I was supposed to be asleep, but couldn’t sleep, and I heard a nurse’s assistant who is still in college say, “If I had a bat, I’d rage on this wall.” That’s definitely not a phrase an older person would use.

The secret of change is ... alvin September 8, 2018 - 11:16am

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”

~ Socrates

Old guy

A young girl working in a doctor’s office was kind enough to refer to me as an “old guy” a few days ago. Yesterday I watched the first Firefly episode and laughed when I saw Shepherd Book referred to as “grandpa” several times. (“I never married,” he muttered in reply to Kaylee.)