Saturday, June 30, 2007

AGELESS?

That is what one of my friends said I was the other day- which was nice. Fortuitously, my sister, who has lived in the States for the last fifty years, keeps my feet on the ground and sent me the cuttings below



"Oh, to be seventy agaim!

I would describe Naomi - the Old Old lady of the Hills and Old Horsetail Snake as ageless.
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36 comments:

Z said...

My sister and I suffered like that. I hope people don't still give children that sort of label.

Moogie said...

Heeee...I love these clippings. I really do feel that age is only a number. I hate to use it but I think the saying "you are only as old as you feel" is a good one. :)

chrysalis said...

These are great! Hi from Michele's.

R. Sherman said...

Is your sister as charming and interesting as you, dear? That would be something. Your mum must have been proud.

Cheers.

(BTW, I've reserved the part of the EMBLOS for you. Just let me know which actor you want for the lead.)

PI said...

Z: it didn't give me a complex but it irritated the hell out of me.

Moogie: most days I feel fortyish but some days a hundred and forty:)

Hi chrysalis and welcome!

john.g. said...

I thought it was 'you're only as old as the woman you fee.........'

*runs, well wheels off*

Kim Ayres said...

Reminds me of the 2 old ladies sitting on a park bench when a 80 year old streaker goes running past them. "What on earth was he wearing?" asked one. The other replied, "I have no idea, but whatever it was it needed ironing."

rashbre said...

rock on

PI said...

Randall we're sisters; I couldn't possibly comment. She does believe, however, that she is the clever one!
Which actor - that's a difficult one? How about Ralph Fiennes? He's quite presentable and I think cold do you justice.

John: behave!

Kim: that made me laugh!

Rashbre: I do my best:)

Sara said...

I loved those "clippings" - I remember those days - when I was "the smart one" and my sister "the pretty one". My down stairs neighbor actually said that out loud!!!

BTW, Hello, Michele sent me!!

I like your blog...

PI said...

Hi Sara: with neighbours like that... everybody is a loser with that sort of insensitivity. Maybe PC isn't all bad. Glad you like the blog.

kenju said...

You might not be as old as Hoss and Naomi, but you are well on your way to becoming ageless!

PI said...

Judy: that's sweet of you. actually I am a year older. For your ears only!!!!

Kismet said...

Hi, Michele sent me over and I am happy to meet you.

Those clippings rock!

Where I work there are 4 Kismets (well not really, but you know) and a coworker was trying to distinguish us and referenced one, "oh! the pretty one!"

Yeah, that made me feel good :)


~K!

PI said...

Hi Kismet! The trouble is that label stays with you for the rest of your life!

R. Sherman said...

Ralph Fiennes? I should've thought Brad Pitt was more in your wheelhouse*

Cheers.

*Baseball term for being a pitch one can hit out of the ballpark.

PI said...

Randall: not my cup of tea and - not that he's at all coarse - but I can't see him portraying your sensitivity, whereas Ralph... (you do know its pronounced Rafe, don't you? He gets so cross!)

FOUR DINNERS said...

why's it Rafe anyroad?

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Well thank you Pat, but I think you are, too...no matter that your sister sent you that wonderful cartoon...It reminds me of another one similar to that, only I cannot think of the correct punchline...LOL! So much for ageless!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

I just thought of the punchline...Two old guys sitting on a park bench...One turns to the other and says..."Was it you or your brother that died?"
Brrrump Bump!

utenzi said...

A year older, Pat? No way!

That first graphic reminded me of one of the family scenes in Woody Allen's movie Annie Hall where two older women were talking about when they were girls back in the old country.

Michele sent me across the pond to see you!

Nea said...

Sisters are very good at that, but if we always keep both feet on the ground then we won't get very far.

PI said...

4d: I think its just the teeniest bit of affectation - bless him!

Naomi: that's a hoot! Thank you for the chuckle!

Utenzi: that was a great film. I must look out for it again.

PI said...

Nea: yes one shouldn't let it take the wind out of one's sails:)

mar said...

I love your clippings!!
The first cartoon reminds me of my MIL and her sister, MIL was the pretty one and still is at age 74.
I enjoyed your visit :)
Have a lovely sunday!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Good Morning Pat....I have been asleep twice and woke up twice--This is what an AGELESS PERSON does...(LOL)....
Michele sent me to be sure and tell you that...And, very soon, I will return to my bed and hopefully, sleep some more!
HUGS to you, my dear...And have a lovely Sunday!.

PI said...

Naomi: I suspect that I'm awake when you are asleep and vice versa! As long as one of us is around to keep an eye on things it should be OK!

Bob-kat said...

I think Blogland transcends age anyway. It's nice to have a lovely compliment adn family are meant to keep your firmly on the ground! :)

Michele sent me to say hi!

kenju said...

What? Are you serious? I never would have dreamed it!!

Michele sent me back - and I am glad to se4e all the 0ther's comments.

Marty: said...

These are so fun!

Daphne Wayne-Bough said...

I think I'm about 28. Every time I look in the mirror I wonder who that woman is.

PI said...

Hi bob-kat! a late Happy Birthday!

Judy: not a word!

Hi Marty and welcome!

Daphne: good you made it before August:)

shoeaddict said...

Hi!! I love your clipping, very funny! I have no sisters, just a little brother. I've got a good friend who is the mother of twin girls. The girls will be 7 on the 9th of this month and she has always done her best to bring out their individuality but keep off the labels.

I also love looking at your pictures. I've never been out of the states but, plan on going to France and possibly England in October.

Michele sent me

PI said...

Hi Shoeaddict and welcome! Have a great trip in October.

Guyana-Gyal said...

The scary part about getting older is when the child becomes the parent [of the parent]. My friends and I discuss this often.

Re: your saying to me Pat, that my mother has lots of friends, she does, but this is such a conservative society, they won't go walking, touring...the folks my mum can do those things with, they're all overseas.

PI said...

GG: that's a shame for your mother and it does put an extra load on you.
I suppose with my offspring we've reaches an 'even steven' situation where we are more like friends. I'd like it to stay that way. I don't fancy a reversal of my strict mother act:)