Oregon Road Trip three years ago, when I still could get around on a crutch with a knee-brace.

This is The Way Being Old Works For Me

(Like the guy said in Little Big Man: they’re whittling you down. In this instance, “they” is old age and inter-reacting medical issues. I found this old entry after one of my doctors asked for a medical history. MacArthur said old soldiers never die — they just fade away. Been a long time since I was a soldier, but the fading-away part seems correct. Unlike the Cheshire Cat, the last thing you see is unlikely to be a smile…)

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Bill Burkett

Bill Burkett

Professional writer, Pacific Northwest. 20 Books: “Sleeping Planet” 1964 to “Venus Mons Iliad” 2018–19. Most on Amazon for sale. Il faut d’abord durer.