Living to write another day

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I just read an interesting post on Scott Wainner’s blog about longevity.

As a mother, and as the daughter of aging parents, mortality is definitely something that’s on my mind.

Scott’s post discusses aging as a disease that could be delayed just like any other disease (though not completely cured).

Even though his post is also a monetary contest, it’s also thought provoking. Check out his post when you get the chance.

3 Responses to “Living to write another day”

  1. Nancy says:

    Hi,
    Thanks for the link about longevity. It was an interesting read. Hope the younger ones take note.

  2. Triphow Ling says:

    So did you get the 20 bucks? đŸ™‚ But seriously, human beings take themselves way too seriously. Fact is, whenever I see a lion yawning on the tube, I kinda envy him his peace. All he has to worry about is catching his next meal. We gotta worry about taxes and mortgage payments. And mortality. Never saw a lion worried that he’s going to get old and die. đŸ™‚

    Triphow Ling’s last blog post..Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in New York

    • Theda K. says:

      Hi Ling, Yep, I got the $20. I love a contest/challenge that keeps its word. If I hadn’t gotten it I’d have deleted this post.

      Yeah, I envy animals and children. My daughter just has fun (most of the time), and loves to tell me to “go buy some” of whatever it is she wants that I tell her we don’t have. I love that she doesn’t know the value of a dollar, or that things are tight for us. She’s just happy and she doesn’t get everything she wants. Good lessons.