Aging Gracefully

If ever there was an oxymoron, the phrase “aging gracefully” fits the bill.

In Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises, a character named Mike is asked how he went bankrupt. “Two ways,” he answers. “Gradually, then suddenly.”

The aging process is a lot like that. One day you wake up and realize you’re not that youthful anymore.

Just imagine the day in Marathon, Florida when this patio chair arrived. Hope and optimism were in abundance.

But then time took its toll. Days in the blazing sun combined with a sojourn into the bay tells a certain story.

Let’s not forget one thing about this elderly chair. It still works.

About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.

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