For us older folks … As I look around in my everyday travels at the younger generation (under 60) I do not see happy looks on their faces or smiling eyes. I don’t hear words of fulfillment or gratitude.
I repeat the familiar adage “Back in My Day” only because it is so true of our generation (60 and up). We knew how to enjoy the simple pleasures of life, make believe, and free – fun-activities, toy guns, paper airplanes, cut outs, paper dolls, pink Spalding balls. Some of us I am sure remember the hand-me-downs, the rations, W.P.A., taking two buses to a clinic and then sit for hours for free medical care. Throughout all of this we came out with the ingredients of self respect, love of one another, pride and also how to be independent and save for a rainy day, no matter how meager our income. Always save -even it is only a penny. That rainy day could be right around the corner. so be prepared.
This leads me to the question as to what your feelings are, regarding our recipe for happiness in today’s world … It seems we had a ball, in spite of it all. So let me hear those memories, feelings, comments.
Current Mood: Cool & Surprised