Archive for February, 2016

Things and time get better with Age

February 28, 2016

I have been spending a lot of time and effort to do something real good on time; something about, for instance, the vagaries and the velocity of time.

It’s been with me for years and when the midnight clock struck 12 last night I knew I had to do it today; leap years, a good measure of time comes only every fourth year and that somehow told me to do it today.

It’s one of those things about time; one has to be there when the moment calls.  I got the call and on the spur of the moment Googled CFA, the initials of an important man in our clan.

There it sat!  Some of the things I have read elsewhere before but never as neat as here.  So some will be oldies to some of you but please do what the author suggests and keep reading until the end.

Lastly then, with compliments and recognition to the author in the link

I enclose the entire contents for your pleasure and convenience.


Read it through to the end, it gets better as you go!

I’ve learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we sing Silent Night – Age 5

I’ve learned that our dog doesn’t want to eat my broccoli either – Age 7

I’ve learned that when I wave to people in the country, they stop what they are doing and wave back – Age 9

I’ve learned that just when I get my room the way I like it, Mom makes me clean it up again – Age 12

I’ve learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should try cheering someone else up. – Age 14

I’ve learned that although it’s hard to admit it, I’m secretly glad my parents are strict with me. – Age 15

I’ve learned that silent company is often more healing than words of advice. – Age 24

I’ve learned that brushing my child’s hair is one of life’s great pleasures. – Age 26

I’ve learned that wherever I go, the world’s worst drivers have followed me there.- Age 29

I’ve learned that if someone says something unkind about me, I must live so that no one will believe it. – Age 30

I’ve learned that there are people who love you dearly but just don’t know how to show it. – Age 42

I’ve learned that you can make some one’s day by simply sending them a little note. – Age 44

I’ve learned that the greater a person’s sense of guilt, the greater his or her need to cast blame on others.  – Age 46

I’ve learned that children and grandparents are natural allies. – Age 47

I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.- Age 48

I’ve learned that singing “Amazing Grace” can lift my spirits for hours. – Age 49

I’ve learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away from the phone. – Age 50

I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. – Age 51

I’ve learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a medicine cabinet full of pills. – Age 52

I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you miss them terribly after they die.- Age 53

I’ve learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life. – Age 58

I’ve learned that if you want to do something positive for your children, work to improve your marriage. – Age 61

I’ve learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance. – Age 62

I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back. – Age 64

I’ve learned that if you pursue happiness, it will elude you. But if you focus on your family, the needs of others, your work, meeting new people, and doing the very best you can, happiness will find you. – Age 65

I’ve learned that whenever I decide something with kindness, I usually make the right decision. – Age 66

I’ve learned that everyone can use a prayer.- Age 72

I’ve learned that even when I have pains, I don’t have to be one. – Age 82

I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love that human touch, holding hands, a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back. – Age 90

I’ve learned that I still have a lot to learn. – Age 92

I’ve learned that you should pass this on to someone you care about. Sometimes they just need a little something to make them smile.

Ike Jakson

In Americus GA saka Americoon