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Post #221 Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 10:53 pm 
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As has been my custom since the start of L19, I'm bumping this thread on my birthday.


I'm 57. I feel like I'm in my 40's again. The medical problems alluded to in the previous several years' posts are mostly cured - or at least held at bay.

So I'll skip the comments about dodging my death. Instead, I'll comment about ones of the other things that us old folks experience a lot: other peoples' deaths.

If it doesn't happen to you, you will be around when it happens to others. So learn a bit about wills, estates, trusts, etc. And get everything in writing. No matter how much someone assures you that the paperwork is properly done, if you may be a beneficiary, ask for a copy to be sure that it is done right.
Make sure that you have copies of keys ( houses, safety deposit boxes, cars, safes, etc )
Get to know the neighbors of your relatives.
Talk to other beneficiaries so that you don't find yourselves fighting over sentimental possesions at vulnerable moments. Decide it all beforehand.
And make sure that you know who has medical power of attorney.


Dang, this post is getting grim...so on to the lighter side:

My dearest wife bought me a Dell XPS for my birthday, with Ubuntu factory loaded, backlit keyboard, touchscreen, extra memory, all of the goodies.
She made brownies ( gluten free! )
She told me to not make plans for this weekend. :mrgreen:

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Post #222 Posted: Tue May 26, 2015 8:53 pm 
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25 now! :salute:

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Post #223 Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 1:53 pm 
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58 today — thanks everybody :-)

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Post #224 Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 8:16 am 
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I turned 34 today, and my KGS account is four stones stronger than it was at this time last year. It's been a good year for go. :-)


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Post #225 Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:31 am 
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We should keep in mind that the correct answer to the OP question is, "As young as I'll ever be!"


Today is the last day of the first part of your life, eh? ;-)

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Post #226 Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 9:32 am 
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I turned 34 today, and my KGS account is four stones stronger than it was at this time last year. It's been a good year for go. :-)


Congratulations! :salute: :clap:

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Post #227 Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 2:15 pm 
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Bill Spight wrote:
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We should keep in mind that the correct answer to the OP question is, "As young as I'll ever be!"


Today is the last day of the first part of your life, eh? ;-)



Did you mean to write … “of the rest of your life” or am I, as so often, missing some joke?

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Post #228 Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 2:48 pm 
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Bonobo wrote:
Bill Spight wrote:
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We should keep in mind that the correct answer to the OP question is, "As young as I'll ever be!"


Today is the last day of the first part of your life, eh? ;-)



Did you mean to write … “of the rest of your life” or am I, as so often, missing some joke?


I just reversed the old quotation. ;)

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Post #229 Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 4:24 pm 
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Today is the last day of the first part of your life, eh? ;-)



Did you mean to write … “of the rest of your life” or am I, as so often, missing some joke?


I just reversed the old quotation. ;)


Oh… dang, I apologize … I TOTALLY misread your sentence and didn't even notice the “last day” … I should’ve known better, after all it’s you :bow:

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Post #230 Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2015 1:31 am 
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Oh… dang, I apologize … I TOTALLY misread your sentence and didn't even notice the “last day” … I should’ve known better, after all it’s you :bow:


Today is the last day of the rest of your life. Hmmm :lol:

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Post #231 Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:50 am 
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31 years old .... old man.


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Post #232 Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:59 am 
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31 years old .... old man.

Uhm, mixed calculation, mh? ;-) But congratulations, nevertheless!

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Post #233 Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2016 3:22 pm 
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21. I feel like I am 12 and what is this?
27. Less memes.


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Post #234 Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 3:26 am 
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I turned 42 today: I still feel young...
...especially when I look at my DDK mistakes.

Definitely: I feel very young at GO ;-)
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Post #235 Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 11:52 pm 
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Joaz Banbeck wrote:
As has been my custom since the start of L19, I'm bumping this thread on my birthday.


I'm now 58. Mrs. Banbeck took me to dinner at WP24, a restaurant in downtown Los Angeles on the 24th floor of the Ritz Carleton.

The photo below is me and Mrs. Banbeck just after dinner. That is LA in the background. The westernmost of the downtown skyscrapers - such as they are in earthquake country - are just at the right edge. The Hollywood hills line the horizon, with the Hollywood sign just out of sight to the left.
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Post #236 Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 1:19 pm 
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I'm 15 years old from 7 years and I feel like I'm both 12 and 50 and I remember to feel like that since the first time I was 15 yo


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Post #237 Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:19 am 
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59 today, and still growing older, unbelievably! And still happy to be here with y’all :-)
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Cordial greetings, Tom

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Post #238 Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 7:34 am 
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Cordial greetings, Tom


Happy Birthday. You look like you drank too much coffee this morning!

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Post #239 Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2016 8:02 am 
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Happy Birthday.
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You look like you drank too much coffee this morning!

LOL, actually not enough yet :lol:

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Post #240 Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 12:09 pm 
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21. I feel like I am 12 and what is this?
27. Less memes.

28. Since then, I got married and bought a house. I also started getting into cycling last month (on Strava). Less time for Go :(. Time flies so fast...


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