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Old 05-21-2011, 07:08 PM   #21
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Indeed, that was the way it used to be. Everyone I mentioned said something similar. A few years ago in the US trainmen (engineers & conductors) were offered early retirement and almost all took advantage of it.
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When our age mates start passing we start to re-evaluate how we want to spend our remaining days.
This kind of crept up on me at about 50. Started looking at time as a finite thing , like the glass really is now half empty.
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And evaporating even more quickly when you are in your 70s, like me.
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