File puptcrit/puptcrit.0909, message 174


To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2009 20:15:12 -0400
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Christmas Carol


I like that idea, Bruce....very intuitive.  I will look forward to  
your insights into our lives......maybe I can learn something.

Mary
On Sep 9, 2009, at 3:46 PM, Bruce K. Chesse wrote:

> Having reached age of 74 on the 27th of August I am becoming even
> more acutely aware of my longevity and my mortality. Especially when
> one considers that on my next birthday I will have only twenty five
> years to bring me to the age of 100. In view of these facts I have
> started a blog chessearts.blogspot.com
> entitled One Artist's Reality wherein I hope to chronicle the pursuit
> of creative expression. I will keep adding to it as long as I am
> able. It has been a long road and my discoveries have been many, With
> every remembrance the light at the end of the tunnel seems to get
> farther and farther away. However I am enjoying the process.
>
>
>
> Bruce Chessé
>
>
>
> On Sep 9, 2009, at 12:16 PM, Bil Bug wrote:
>
>> In the 18th and 19th centuries, even though "life expectancy" was
>> not what
>> it is today there were many of what we now consider "old" people,
>> living
>> into their 80s and 90s (look back at the various ages of artists,
>> politicians, explorers, etc from the period). They just weren't as
>> numerous
>> as today. Plus, growing old for a lot people meant poverty, hunger,
>> infirmities,  and such, given the lack of any real social safety
>> net; oh,
>> that's right, there were still the poorhouses . . .  So, "old" sort  
>> of
>> defined those who "beat the odds".  :-)
>>
>> Wayne
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> From: "Tim Giugni" <octorilla-AT-gmail.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 1:34 PM
>> To: <puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org>
>> Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Christmas Carol
>>
>>> That was 'old' in the 18th and 19th century.
>>>
>>> It is advanced. That's when you've met your fears, taken them to
>>> dinner
>>> and
>>> said good night and then can really get some work done with out
>>> all of
>>> that
>>> "who am I" cloud masking your eyes.
>>>
>>> Now a days, I think you've just gotten passed the warm up phase in
>>> the
>>> life
>>> cycle at 50.
>>>
>>> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 10:49 AM, John Dudley
>>> <john.dudley-AT-telepuppets.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Whats all this nonsense about the extremely advanced age of 60!!!
>>>> I am
>>>> far more than that and full of life and ideas. I am sure that Alan
>>>> must feel the same.
>>>>
>>>> John Dudley
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>>>
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Tim Giugni
>>> Il Teatro Calamari
>>> http://teatrocalamari.com
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