“Young for My Age” / Memorable Fancies #1580

“Don’t I look young for my age?” she asked me, teasingly. “Well,” I said, “I don’t know; how old are you?” “That’s an impolite question!” she exclaimed, hinting at eternal youth amid the ample years.  [Click ‘Random Post’ above – be astonished] … [Read more...]

“Grandpa Joe Tries to Remember” / A Memorable Fancy #194

Sometimes he remarks on the weather or how the Jets or the Nets are doing, depending on the season. Not good to get them mixed up, he thinks: cause for unspoken loud derision from old ones who are not yet so far gone. Must remember that the Jets are the football team, the Nets basketball. At least he can associate a Net with a “net.” A Jet, however, could be any sport, or none. Perhaps an aerobatics team. Or an aerobics team. Is there a difference? Better not mention aerobics or aerobatics, … [Read more...]