Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

I Can’t Wait to Get Older!

Being young is so boring…

Photo by Natasha Brazil on Unsplash

Boy, it sure sucks being 27. I have nothing to show for it, except for maybe some student debt, and this crummy job.

I can’t wait to get older. How long will it be before I start seeing just a little bit of gray in my hair? That’s proof of living isn’t it?

And while we’re at it, how about some crow’s feet? All my years of laughter should be…



“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.