There are just too many well-meaning folks that feel it is their civic duty to remind a fella of all the benefits of becoming a senior citizen.
Now don’t get me wrong—I’ve got a lot of respect for old people and all this growing old gracefully chatter you hear going on these days. I just don’t happen to be one of those folks that have any interest in joining the ranks of the over the hill gang. People say not to pay any mind to growing old, age is only a state of mind they say, then they throw a party and fill a room full of old people just to remind a fella he’s about to enter the stark cold snowdrift of his life. For me this settling for senior citizen status is a slippery slope and I would just as soon not be celebrating a birthday with a cake so full of candles it sets off the sprinkler system at Giovanni’s Restaurante’.
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