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"Granted, we're living longer – on the other hand, we're out of it sooner."
Tags:life, living, long life, longevity, life expectancy, age, aging, old age, getting on, getting old, quality of life, low quality of life, old men, old man, grumpy old men, grumpy old man, bar, bars, pub, pubs, out of it, retirement, retire, retired, forced retirement, dementia, alzheimers, memory issues, losing it
"You're a Dinosaur, Hargraves, and there's a large asteroid headed for your planet."
Tags:fired, firing, dinosaur, dinosaurs, extinct, extinction, getting fired, canned, can, extinction of the dinosaurs, canning, getting canned, getting the sack, sacking, sacked, ageing, getting old, getting on, getting older, laid off, laid-off, lay off, lay-off, lay offs, incompetent, incompetence, lay-offs, redundancy, made redundant, redundancies, metaphor, metaphors, downsizing, behind the times, out of date, unemployed, unemployment
"Nathan just realized that he's fast approaching he 47th anniversary of his bar mitzvah."
Tags:age, ageing, getting on, getting old, getting older, bar mitzvah, bnai mitzvah, b'nai mitzvah, coming of age, jewish celebration, jewish celebrations, coming of age ceremony, coming of age ceremonies, existential crisis, existential crises, anniversary, anniversary, bar mitzvahs, old person, old people
"Dad, when did you realize you weren't, you know, exactly studly anymore?"
Tags:parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, kid, kids, child, childhood, growing up, child rearing, ageing, getting old, getting on, getting older, middle age, middle aged, mid life crisis, mid life crises, mid-life crisis, mid-life crises, insult, insults, insulted, insulting, stud, studs, studly, attractive, attractiveness, handsome, handsomeness, losing your looks
"I had forgotten you were funny."
"The senior moments don't freak me out as much as the 'Death in Venice' moments."
"Another p**s and vinegar?"
Tags:bartender, bartenders, expression, expressions, aggressive, aggressiveness, aggressive energy, old man, old men, elderly man, elderly men, age, ageing, getting on, getting old, still got it, old curmudgeon, old curmudgeons, anger, angry, grump, grumps, grumpy, grouch, grouches, grouchy, alcohol, bar, pub
"Who gets Meals on Wheels?"
"I find it a bit awkward dating again at forty-five."
Tags:middle age, middle aged, ageing, getting older, getting old, getting on, age appropriate, date, dates, skinny dip, skinny dips, romance, romantic, romantics, love, finding love, uncomfortable, discomfort, mid life crisis, mid life crises, mid-life crisis, mid-life crises, romantic cliche, romantic cliches
"I think 'gutsy' became 'ballsy' in about 1988."
"On the bright side, we're too old to die young."
"I see the new dentures are still making you spit a little, Gramma."
Next rest area 8 feet
Once Cute, once handsome, once tall and lithe, once given to optimism
"It seems like only yesterday we were kids coming down here to look at the characters."
Tags:bookstore, bookstores, bookshop, bookshops, secondhand book, secondhand books, secondhand bookstore, secondhand bookstores, secondhand bookshop, secondhand bookshops, character, characters, strange men, strange man, eccentric, eccentricities, growing up, grow up, aging, getting old, getting on, nostalgia, nostalgic
Those days. these days
"There are a lot of things you can do to fill your time, Ma. Have you thought about a hobby or and addiction?"
Undiagnosed middle-age-onset discomfort summer tour
"Look at me then... What the hell happened?"
"I remember when you could only lose a chess game to a supercomputer."
Tags:chess, chess game, chess games, chess player, chess players, chessboard, chessboards, supercomputer, supercomputers, artificial intelligence, ai, smart technology, internet of things, smart appliances, smart appliance, toaster, toaster, old age, old man, old men, getting on, getting old, aging, losing it, losing you edge, losing ones edge, competitive chess