The double nickel

It's my birthday today. I am now 55 years old. The dreaded double-nickel. Physically I feel every minute of it. I'm getting lumpy. Things hurt that didn't use to hurt. My recuperative powers are flagging. I need more sleep and more middle of the night peeing. My nights end earlier and my days start later. My hair has gone wicked grey. I find it harder a…

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