While waiting for Marshall's to open this morning, I went over to Ross (I was in the mood to spend money and didn't want to wait). I was standing there reading the signs on the windows waiting for that store to open. Then I saw it!!! Yep..saw it, read it, mulled it over through my mind and thought...YIPEEE!! I get 10% off of my total purchase today!! Then, I woke up and came to my senses...YIKES!!! I am now in "that box". You know, the one that reads 55-65!! I am now at THAT age..the one where everywhere you go...you are now considered a ....mmm....shall I dare speak those words....those that I have avoided for 55 years!!! Yes...I am now considered a ..."SENIOR CITIZEN"!!!
Dictionary: senior citizen (sēn'yər-sĭt'ĭ-zən) adj
n. A person of relatively advanced age, especially a person at or over the age of retirement.
What? Where? When did this happen? When did 55 become the NEW RETIREMENT age?
I must have missed something somewhere, sometime? Perhaps I just have Alzheimers...or dimentia...and don't remember hearing about the change.
Okay....I have calmed down before I have a heart attack..seizure....or something that will send me to the hospital, then the nursing home!!
I have only just begun living!! Really...I even have a check list (see below)
Have grandchildren... Can give them back...check!
Can go places without getting a babysitter or asking permission first...check
Have money to go places....check!
Home paid for...check!
Can play all day if I want to....check!
Can blog all day if I chose to do so....check!
Can drink Martinis at noon if I want to....check!
Okay...so 55 isn't so bad after all. I'll be more than happy to take all of your discounts! This way, I can spend more on Blog Giveaways!!! Check...Check...Check!!!
So Ladies, stand up and be proud..proud that you have reached that ripe ole age to receive DISCOUNTS!! I have accepted this challange and will grab any and every discount available. Please excuse me while I go sign up for AARP!!
Have a great discounting life!!