Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Today is the one I've dreaded for years. 70.

The Gadfly's
Dreaded Day Arrives
By Mike McCarville

That is just not possible, for in my mind, I'm still 35 or so. Then I look in the mirror and realize the road behind is wider than the road ahead.

July 21st, 1940, St. Mary's Enid Springs Hospital, Enid, Oklahoma.

Great Grandfather McCarville lived to be a month short of 100. Grandpa Simmons lived to 91. Uncles Clarence, John and Gene made it into their 90s. Aunt Margaret made it into her 90s, as did Aunt Florence. Mother McCarville made it to 98, a month and a day.



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