Old age is when you don’t try for permanence anymore.
“I don’t like hoodlums.” “That’s just a word, Marlowe. We have that kind of world . . . and we are going to keep it.” Raymond Chandler
Old age is when you tell yourself ‘I am kaputt’.
Letting a hundred flowers bloom is letting the crazies terrorize us.
“But despite the scientists’ best efforts, their report is unlikely to have any impact on the frustrating debate” We NEED a vacation.
“The etymological root of the word vacation is the Latin vacare, to be empty, to be free” John Berger
Chapter1 of Robert Browning’s 1976 The Emperor Julian has a description of that Govt adrift amid change and inflation bit.ly/mTDGQR