Friday, April 30, 2010

87 Year Old Woman Named Rose

My cousin just sent me a link to an article written about an 87 year old woman named Rose. Rose went back to college at 87 years old to learn, have fun, and meet new people. She had some great advice that I thought I would share. As we know too well, life is short!

"We do not stop playing because we are old; we grow old because we stop playing.

There are only four secrets to staying young, being happy, and achieving success. You have to laugh and find humor every day. You've got to have a dream. When you lose your dreams, you die.

We have so many people walking around who are dead and don't even know it!

There is a huge difference between growing older and growing up.

If you are nineteen years old and lie in bed for one full year and don't do one productive thing, you will turn twenty years old. If I am eighty-seven years old and stay in bed for a year and never do anything I will turn eighty-eight.

Anybody can grow older. That doesn't take any talent or ability. The idea is to grow up by always finding opportunity in change. Have no regrets".

The elderly usually don't have regrets for what we did, but rather for things we did not do. The only people who fear death are those with


Thanks Rose for making me realize that I shouldn't take life for granted. Everyone, have FUN this weekend and do something different!!

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