Cheers to Sixty-Four Years!

Sue at 5 years old

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right!  With the New Year comes the opportunity for a fresh start and a chance to set (and re-set) priorities. And as an Aquarian, my birthday adds another occasion to set new goals.  Although birthdays can be bittersweet, I stay positive and savor the sweetness of celebrating my day.  It’s such a boost to my ego when family and wonderful friends make me feel special. Everyone deserves to be pampered on their BD.

Nina, a dear friend, emailed me a verse from the Beatles song – “When I’m Sixty-Four” – my feet start tapping as the melody rings in my brain. OMG – I’m HERE!

When I get older losing my hair

Many years from now

Will you still be sending me a Valentine?

Birthday greetings, bottle of wine?

If I’d been out till quarter to three

Would you lock the door?

Will you still need me, will you still feed me

When I’m sixty-four?

Ya know … it’s not so bad. The 60s are the new 40s—and our generation has a history of not accepting mediocrity—we go for the gusto! We bring wisdom, talent, energy and perspective to society and continue to make a difference. So how are you feeling on the metre stick of life?  Have you found your sweet spot?  Did your mojo get up and go or is there still some twinkle in your wrinkle?  It’s never too late to take a risk and fulfill a life-long dream.

At 64 I’m not counting wrinkles, I’m counting all my blessings—but I know that in a second, my life can take a free fall and change forever, leaving me with regrets and who knows what else?  So now is the time to find the bliss and re-energize my being.  As you may know already, I’m writing a book, and I love every minute of the process!  Please stay tuned for my weekly quips and quills as I venture on this journey that is “Still Sexy at 60+”.   As always, I invite you to share your thoughts and questions, and if you have any hot topics that you want to discuss, shout them out!