Things I Appreciate in My 7th Decade

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I’m surprised to be here. Not that I thought I’d be dead or anything like that. I’m not sure what I expected from the entry to old age, but certainly not having as much fun as I am.

I didn’t have much modeling — I’ve outlived my parents by twenty years or so. I’m an only child and although I’ve experienced probably as many deaths in my circle as most my age, I’ve been fortunate not to have to deal…