Thoughts on the 40th Reunion

My face in the mirror
     Isn't wrinkled or drawn
     My house isn't dirty
     The cobwebs are gone
     My garden looks lovely
     And so does my lawn
     I think I might never
 Put my glasses back on ...

Reminder:  Why we have a dress code at Reunions now ...


 * Finally you can eat dinner at 4:00

 * Your investment in health insurance is beginning to pay off.

 * Kidnappers are not very interested in you.

 * It's harder and harder for sexual harassment charges to stick.

 * If you've never smoked you can start now and it won't have time to hurt you.

 * People no longer view you as a hypochondriac.

 * Your secrets are safe with your friends because they can't remember them either.

 * Your supply of brain cells is finally down to a manageable size.

 * Your eyes won't get much worse.

 * Adult diapers are actually kind of convenient.

 * Things you buy now won't wear out.

 * No one expects you to run into a burning building.

 * You don't need the shingles with the 30 year guarantee.

 * There is no need to spend money for a psychic to see your future.

 * Someone else will have the unpleasant task of burying your pets.

 * There's nothing left to learn the hard way.

 * Your joints are more accurate than the National Weather Service.

 * Protecting your eyes during a solar eclipse isn't as important as it used to be.

 * Buying cheap tires and not rotating them makes economic sense.

 * You don't have to learn the name of the new UPS man.

 * No one thinks you're cheap because you don't buy a half a cow to freeze.

 * You may never have to vacuum under the bed again.

 * Taking the shortest magazine subscription is economically defensible.

 * You don't have to bother planting perennials.

 * In a hostage situation you are likely to be released first.

 * There's nothing left to learn the hard way.

  * You never have to go through another plebe year.

Devoted to You

Though your hair has turned to silver,
I will love you just the same.

I will always call you "Sweetheart,"
'Cause I can't recall your name.

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