Archive for Age

The Turtle and the Russian

MT: [lists all the John Thomases and Thomas Johns]
Nana: “…and I got one that’s somethin’ to do with a turtle. And a Russian. Svet Svet Svet. It’s SVETlana.”

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93

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Nana on turning 93: “I can’t believe how many cards and flowers I got. I thought all my friends were dead!”

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Let’s hope you have to wait a long time…

Nana: “I never told your mother that. You can tell her after I’m dead”

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Outlasting their usefulness

After being treated for breast cancer and a hysterectomy, she told her doctor…
Nana: “When these things are through being useful, they ought to dry up and fall off!”

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Die Hard 5: Straighten Up and Die Right

Nana: “I don’t want to be one of those hunched over old crabs. I used to see them when I was younger and I’d think of that song ‘straighten up and die right.'”
KT: “I thought it was ‘straighten up and fly right’?”
Nana: “Ohhh… that does make more sense.”

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Age is relative

Nana: “That lady looks older than me. She shouldn’t be out to breakfast, she should be home eating an English muffin.”

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This Is How Gummy Worms Were Invented

Nana: “I was so young I didn’t know the difference between candy and garbage.”

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Childhood of a New Hampshire Landmark

Nana: “The Old Man in the Mountain? I knew him when he was the little boy in the valley.”

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