Young and Old

Last year, I showed my high school picture to my 7 year old granddaughter, Logan.  Of course she noticed my hair.  “Yes,”  I told her.  “I had hair then, and smooth skin, and I was strong and smart.  Lost them all.  But there is one thing I have now that is much better.  Do you know what it is?”


“You. I didn’t have you then, and you’re worth more than all of those.  It was a good trade and I’m happy with it.”

She smiled, looked down and said softly, “I knew you were going to say that.”


About Roger Walck

My reasons for writing this blog are spelled out in the posting of 10/1/2012, Montaigne's Essays. They are probably not what you think.
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