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Mon Jan 13, 2020, 07:19 AM

4. It would certainly depend on the circumstances under which you reach your 70's, 80's or whichever.

I am 77, health is between an 8 or 9. I have a heart problem and high blood pressure that don't affect my live but are always in the back of my mind. I have photography as a hobby and hiking club, 4 hikes a week. Being in the woods, next to a flowing stream is a great pleasure.

On the down side is depression. Since Joyce died, I no longer want to go on trips or whatever. There is little joy in my life.

Then there is the problem of my housemate's health. We have lived together since 1984. All of her major organs are in distress, requiring trips to medical care, and physical therapy 6 days a week. No matter how healthy I am, I still get a twinge when friends decline or experience a health problem.

Grand kids: They are a joy but they also grow up and grow away. The oldest goes to college in Sept. We spent much time together, bird watching and photography. When he reached puberty, he wanted to spend time with his friends... understandable, but it was a sad time.

Sorry if this is too much of a downer.

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