With news of rock icon David Bowie’s passing on Monday in New York City at age 69, I am reminded of a recent lament from a friend of similar vintage.
A simple “how you doing?” from me produced, “I am suffering from advancing age” from him. He was only half-kidding, but I think the truth of it had just dawned on him, too. I told him I could relate, and knew exactly when one entered the ‘suffering from advancing age’ stage of life.
“When?” he asked.
“When you start actually using the word SUFFERING!” (more…)