chauncey wrote in post #18446741
Advancing years has mostly left me home bound . . . . suggestions?
Looking ahead a few years my advice for self is:
Unless your home is bursting with people and energy my best suggestion is to do what's needed to get out as much as possible and move as close to some kind of action as possible.
If we can't walk sixty miles maybe we can walk next door. If we can no longer swing the kayak onto the car we can't drive anymore, we can Uber to the shore. If it has come to the point of a wheelchair maybe we can wheel into the local elementary school or the local bar room or supper club or club meeting or or or or or
Years ago, back when she was only in her mid eighties, I spent some time with the amazing Maggie Kuhn doing a feature story. Her best quote was removed in edit and never saw print.
"Get old!" she said. "Get so old you can raise hell, do what you damn well please, rinse and repeat with no worries and the world will be a better place when you one day happen to die."