John Armstrong

John Armstrong and I have been online friends for years now. He started a website and we worked together with our site problems. Then he started writing articles and it just dawned on me that I never added a page to put them in one place! 

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The Bad and Good News 
So they call it the Golden Years as we retire? I think if we polished the golden years, we would discover they were actually brass. Now that I am older …

Retirement - Loneliness and Friendships 
Typically, when I post something on this site I try to inject some levity since bringing a smile or chuckle to someone is important. One should have a …

Bran Flakes 
The couple were 85 years old and had been married for sixty years. Though they were far from rich, they managed to get by because they watched their pennies. …

Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder - A VERY SERIOUS DISORDER AND NATIONAL HEALTH CONCERN 
Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. - Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. It's a very serious disorder to have and now considered a national …

Watch Out for Seniors 
A 77-year-old man is having a drink in a Chicago bar. Suddenly a gorgeous girl enters and sits down a few seats away. The girl is so attractive that he …

Do You Like Getting Older? 
The Question: DO YOU LIKE GETTING OLDER??? I can hit the golf ball any way I can and laugh if it goes in the lake. Them's the breaks. I'm just happy …

Glasses on your head 
As a followup to those saying I am "SO BAD". Here is a quick story about what happened to me over the Christmas Holiday. It goes along with the "glasses …

Indicators We Must Watch For As We Grow Older 
We must stay alert for these indicators: This is what all of us 70+ year-olds, and those yet-to-be have to look forward to!! This is something that …

The Black Telephone 
I received the following story in an email from a friend. I thought it worth sharing since I too called "Information" as a young child and remember a …

Old Glory - Remember Me? 
On November 10th, the United State Marine Corp will celebrate its 242nd birthday. And then this coming November 11th will be our nation's Veterans Day. …

Heavens to Murgatroyd! 
Would you believe the email spell checker did not recognize the word, Murgatroyd? Lost Words from our childhood: Words gone as fast as the buggy whip! …

Growing Up and We Made it OK 
... I think you'll enjoy this. You could hardly see for all the snow, Spread the rabbit ears as far as they go. 'Good Night, David. Good …

Green Thing 
I got the following from a friend via email. I have no idea who wrote it, but I think is worth passing on. A wise lady...... Checking out at the …

Baby Boomers Rule? Who Sez? 
Typically, I like to post light and cheerful stories and jokes, but this article pulled at me since I have some very definite opinions on Baby Boomers. …

Seniors and Doctor's Directions 
I assume we are all Seniors ....This is why you (a Senior?) should listen to your Doctors instructions. For those not yet seniors - hold on it will get …

Dr. Geezer and Dr. Young 
An old geezer became very bored in retirement and decided to open a medical clinic. He put a sign up outside that said: "Dr. Geezer's clinic. Get …

That Last Step Was A Lulu 
The morning of April 15 , 2016 started out as a usual day while preparing to do some do-it-yourself projects around the house. For the past week I had …

The Winter of Our Lives 
THIS IS RIGHT ON THE NOSE. .......READ IT SLOWLY... I DON'T KNOW WHO WROTE IT, BUT I AM GUESSING IT WAS A SENIOR!!! I FIRST STARTED READING THIS EMAIL …

God's plan for aging 
Most seniors never get enough exercise. In His wisdom God decreed that seniors become forgetful so they would have to search for their glasses, keys and …

MARIJUANA FILLED FIREWOOD  
'Hello, is this the Police Office?' 'Yes. What can I do for you?' 'I'm calling to report 'bout my neighbor Jack Murphy... He's hidin' marijuana inside …

Meet My Doctor 
How about a little tongue in cheek humor? His name is Dr. Yu Tok Kak Q: Doctor, I've heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is …

Saying Goodbye to a Long Time Friend 
Her name is Oreo. It was Christmas time December 2004 when my black and white kitty showed up at my home's back door. She was about six months old and …

Retiree Mental Fitness Evaluation 
This test is to ascertain your mental state now. If you get one right you are doing ok, if you get none right you better go for counseling. (I'll meet …

Summary of Life 
GREAT TRUTHS THAT ADULTS HAVE LEARNED: 1) Raising teenagers is like nailing jelly to a tree. 2) Wrinkles don't hurt. 3) Families are like fudge...mostly …

What if?  
Since today was my birthday, my wife and I decided to take a small day vacation from the bump and grind of our typical daily affairs. So we went for …

Retirement - The Greatest Generation- A Personal Point of View 
Below are some thought's I have on the Greatest Generation; those in the twilight of their retirement years. Former coworkers call him Pap, but I call …