Bowie's last stand at age 69, Jan. 8, 2016

Bowie’s last stand at age 69, Jan. 8, 2016

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!” Continue reading