Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

The Upside of Aging

There’s a bloom midst the doom and the gloom

As we age, there’s a tendency to gripe and complain about our various deficits and ailments. Whether it’s a sensory decline or a physical limitation, it’s easy to be pessimistic about growing old.

But there’s also an upside in the incessant march towards death. As a glass-half-full kind of guy, I prefer to look at the advantages



“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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David Martin

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