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Friday Funnies: Getting Older, Again!!!



Hello, Posse!


Have I got some great news for you!


I finally finished writing

Part 6, Into the West: Last Showdown!!!

I plan to work on my first read through and edit today then get it shipped off to my beta readers and my editor. I think I might be able to keep the timeline I had hoped for, going up for pre-sale on my birthday, September 19th, then finally dropping for delivery on Shaggy's birthday, September 25th. I will speak to my editor this weekend and confirm if he thinks that timeline is doable.


Writing this book has been a weird experience since I had most of it written already from where I split it to make Part 5: Into the West: To Save Them All. But then I had to create a new backstory to start the book sixth book off with and get it to blend into the story where I split the books. That was not as easy as I thought it would be.


Then once I go that part fixed and was back to just writing the ending, I was having too much fun writing the end of this story and started writing too much again. I managed to stop before I got too carried away this time.


As soon as I finish with the post, I am going to get back to editing between doing laundry. I'm trying to get all the chores and projects done today that I can so I can just relax and enjoy my birthday weekend. P.R. had been wanting to take me on a weekend trip to the beach, but all the places we could go started spiking with CoVid. We decided to just do somethings around home instead.


We are going out for dinner tomorrow. It will be the first time since CoVid hit that we will actually go eat in a restaurant together. We get take out once in a while and P.R. has gone out a few times for client dinners, but this will be our first time to get to do it together. I still don't know where we are going. P.R. is making me wait to find out when we get there. I'm okay with that, I trust P.R.'s taste.


But now . . . we should get on with the jokes!


Have a great weekend, Posse!

Stephen


 

"You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake." —Bob Hope

 

"I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do." —Phyllis Diller

 

"You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It's like, 'See if you can blow this out." —Jerry Seinfeld

 

"I've learned that life is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes." —Andy Rooney

 

"You know you're getting older when you're told to slow down by your doctor, instead of by the police." —Joan Rivers

 

Q: Why did you shave your beard?

A: I grew it thinking the grey hair would say Distinguished Gentleman, turns out it says, "Senior Discount, Please!"

 

Q: Why is it better to have conversations with kids?

A: Because adults never ask what your third favorite reptile is.

 

Saying that you are "aging gracefully" is just a nice way of saying you're looking old slowly.

 

A diplomat is a person who always remembers a woman's birthday but never her age.

 

The question isn't at what age I would like to retire, it's with what income.

 

Q: What do many women deny and some men refuse to act like?

A: Their age.

 

Q: Why is it good to marry and archaeologist?

A: Because the older you get the more interested in you they will become.

 

Q: As I get older, I wonder, has everyone lost as many people as I have along the way?

A: If not, maybe a career as a tour guide wasn't for me afterall.

 

Q: How do you know when you are getting old?

A: You have more candles on your cake than friends at your birthday party.

 

and last but not least . . .


I am so old I can sometimes forget and tell the same joke on facebook every day.

The great thing is my friends are so old, they forget and think it is a new joke every day.

 


George Carlin on Getting Old


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