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When a Senior Day is Just a Day

Ordinary days are appreciated not in their moments but in our times of need.

Photo by Bastian Pudill on Unsplash

I got up yesterday morning and did my routine: coffee, crossword puzzle, feed dogs, walk dogs. After that, I realized I had no plans for the day. My mood was flat. No Pollyanna hanging out in this old body to brighten me up.

If someone said, “When you have lemons, make lemonade!” I would probably have told…




“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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Carole Olsen

Carole Olsen

A Top Writer in Humor on Medium. Author, freelance writer, senior citizen, outdoors enthusiast, vegetarian, loves animals, people are questionable.

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