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        12-21-2012, 02:47 AM
    Totally QOS.
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        12-21-2012, 11:24 AM
    Green Broke
    I agree-I'm a senior myself, but I'm still fascinated by the adventures many others have had. Even my younger neighbor-who has lived in Alaska, Hawaii, & was raised on a working cattle ranch-love hearing her stories.
        12-21-2012, 03:36 PM
    Originally Posted by QOS    
    awww how sweet!! I love our senior citizens. They have so much to give - their stories are fascinating. When I see a little old couple I always remember that once they were young...they went to school, to work, fell in love, perhaps married and raised a family. Some of those old dudes and chicks have lived some amazing lives!!
    Hey, not all seniors are "little old" couples. I'm 6'1", 205 pounds with a 36 inch waist, and Mrs. Face is 5'11" and 160 - both former bodybuilders. We all ain't "little"...

    When I think of seniors and Christmas, I think of my late mother-in-law. She was very very sick, and Mrs. Face was staying with her in Colorado Springs, and she insisted on buying me a Christmas present - the only one she bought. She died three days before Christmas...
        12-21-2012, 05:55 PM
    Green Broke
    Hopefully AlexS you'll grow old....getting old ain't so bad considering the alternatives......I'm mean, after all, nobody lives forever, and at the end, I'm sure it's but a wink of the eye......

    The old guy saw something in should be flattered....

    Merry Christmas....
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        12-21-2012, 06:27 PM
    Great story, I love seniors!

    When I worked at a Ramada Hotel at the front desk, I met a lot of people from all over the world. I had to work the night of my 18th Birthday, a lovely senior couple from Minnesota had just checked in to the hotel and we were chatting back and forth about restuarants to go to.
    The couple asked me how old I was and I said I turn 18 today! They were upset that I was working on my Birthday... Anyways, I called a taxi for them and sent them to a nice resturant in town.

    Well, when they came back, they brought me back a lovely cake from the resturant, sang "Happy Birthday" to me and lit a candle! I came to tears, it was so thoughtful of them! Felt like they were family to me! For surely the best guests I ever had there.
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        12-21-2012, 06:41 PM
    Lol I would have to say I do my Oma sends us cards and its in German so I have to have my mom tell me what is says just gotta love older people :)
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        12-22-2012, 11:58 PM
    My grandfather is 98 years old. He doesn't remember much anymore. But oddly enough, he remembers that I ride, and that I have a horse. He grew up with horses and always told me stories of his mare that jumped a 6 foot retaining wall to escape the clutches of a Mountain Lion!
    So every year, for birthdays and Christmas, I get cards that say: "I love you, granddaughter. Take good care of your horse. They are Gods gift to us" In every single card. Without fail. :)
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        12-23-2012, 11:16 PM
    Oxer, you're so lucky to have those grandfather memories! Mine died when I was in my 30's (over 20 years ago!) and he was horse crazy and loved talking with me about mine. I didn't appreciate how special that was, at the time. Seven years ago I named my colt after him, sort of - Grandpa's name was Wesley and I couldn't imagine saying "Whoa, Wesley" 10,000 I named him after my Grandpa's father (my great granddad) Dallas. So, every time I'm around my horse, I think of Grandpa...and hope he's watching from up there.
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