One Way to Stay Young

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

I say, who wants to be an old dog.

No matter how old you are, you can always start something new.  Whether it’s learning how to draw, to play cribbage, or to cook a souffle. If you’re willing. Learning and being pliable are two of the things that keep us young.

Anticipating the pins falling
Knocking down pins

My summer started with a friend inviting me to join his senior summer bowling league. Once I got passed that ‘senior’, I said why not.

 

Back in junior high school (over 40 years ago), I bowled on a local rec league. My greatest memories were accidentally wearing the lane’s bowling shoes to a school Christmas party (Red and gray striped shoes go with anything, right?) and having my elbow burned by a cigarette. Not the high points of my life.

It hasn’t gone as I expected. Continue reading “One Way to Stay Young”