What a Difference Fifty Years Makes
1960: Long hair
2010: Longing for hair
1960: Acid rock
2010: Acid reflux
1960: Moving to California because it’s cool
2010: Moving to Arizona because it’s warm
1960: Trying to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
2010: Trying NOT to look like Marlon Brando or Liz Taylor
1960: Seeds and stems
1960: Hoping for a BMW
2010: Hoping for a BM
1960: Going to a new, hip joint
2010: Receiving a new hip joint
1960: Rolling Stones
2010: Kidney Stones
1960: Screw the system
2010: Upgrade the system
1960: Parents begging you to get your hair cut
2010: Children begging you to get their heads shaved
1960: Passing the drivers’ test
2010: Passing the vision test
That’s great stuff, Mark. I can relate to the acid reflux part especially. Thank God for Prilosec.
Thanks Ron, but you understand, this is not my original stuff… thus the “via Jonco.” BTW: he’s a St. Louis lad…
Very clever comparisons! I really enjoyed that post! Please check out my blog. My mission is to help Boomers like us recover from the recession, rebuild and thrive.
Thanks, keep it up!
Very true! This post really made my day! You’re really an inspiring man..
Speaking of “difference”, let me ask you Mark, “What Have You Done in the Last 50 Years of Your Life That’s Made A Difference?” Please share a story of something you’ve done – anything you’ve done – with us at http://www.1001WaysToMakeADifference.com. I’d love it if you’d share some of your stories there!