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As much as I like talking about football and my favorite team, the New England Patriots, there's just not a heck of a lot going on right now.  One of my fellow head bloggers is getting hitched soon and is in the process of making wedding plans.  It's been a long time since I made wedding plans, so I thought I'd put together this post.  Each statement starts with, "You know you're getting old when...".

  • Your daughter is starting Driver's Ed...And she's the younger one.
  • You no longer can stop by the local watering hole to "have a few" without a) "hydrating" in between each adult beverage, b) going to the restroom between each drink, c) having a few aspirin when you get home, and d) waking up the next day feeling like you were hit by a truck.
  • You reach a point where major happenings, like birthdays and anniversaries, are BIG events and need halls to be rented.
  • Household chores, like doing the lawn, become your entire Saturday and are considered enjoyable rather than something to get out of the way.
  • The household appliances you bought, seems like decades ago, are starting to breakdown.
  • You just sold an item on eBay from 1979...and you were the original owner.
  • Your eye doctor uses dirty words like bifocals.
  • It's harder to sleep at night and stay awake during the day.
  • You actually remember watching Lofa Tatupu's father play for the Patriots.
  • You begin saying things like, "I'm old enough to be that running back's father!"
  • You remember sitting on the metal bleacher seats at Foxboro Stadium.