Tag: centenarians

Once we were special — a poem

Once we were special because we were six
six little girls all dressed the same
all funny and noisy and naughty and cute.
Now we are special because we are
six old women all blessed the same

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Life expectancy and the bonus years

  (First published in 2015 in another blog, Boot Camp FOR The Bonus Years.) In which the bonus years are defined, rejected, resented, and grudgingly accepted. The bonus years are the years we will live beyond our subconscious life expectancy. Here’s what I mean. Average life expectancy  First, a quote from Statistics New Zealand. We […]

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