13 for Thursday: Home truths from a pensioner… 102



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A little older a little wiser, or so the saying goes…. Here is my 13 for Thursday, some home truths from a pensioner!


  1. As I wonder on the great questions in life these thoughts were sent to me. If a whale is still fat after swimming all day and eating fish what chance do I have?
  2. A rabbit is lively and hops everywhere then it lives for 15 years, whereas a tortoise hardly moves and lives for 150, and I should exercise? I don’t think so.
  3. My wild oats are eaten with prunes and allbran now.
  4. I finally got my head together and now my body is falling apart
  5. I started out with nothing and I still have most of it.
  6. If all is not lost then where the heck is it?
  7. It was a whole lot easier to get older, than to get wiser.
  8. Some days you are the top dog, some days you’re the hydrant.
  9. Kids in the back seat cause accidents.
  10. Accidents in the back seat cause kids!
  11. I wish the buck really did stop here, I sure could use a few!
  12. It’s hard to make a comeback when you haven’t been anywhere.
  13. The world only beats a path to your door when you’re in the bathroom.



Jacqui Lee

Jacqui Lee is 75 and now retired but the last ten years or so have been some of her busiest. She worked at a hospital, where she took several Certificated courses, she cleaned a school, helped to run two conventions, wrote short stories, started painting, and in fact is never bored even now, "I honestly feel we are lucky to still be upright and breathing, and my motto is, Remember yesterday, dream of tomorrow, but live today. I love fun, clothes, food and friends."

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