The Best Things About Getting Older

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Like many my age I’m rarely conscious of the fact that I’m now in my 70s. Oh, it shows up, like when a handsome young man gives me his seat on the bus instead of giving me the eye. (Although I swear another young man actually did the eye thing a week or so ago. I’m sure, because I was embarrassed and wouldn’t look at him again. I wonder what I missed?) Or when I walk uphill, or work out, it’s obvious to me I’m no longer… well…