Post By XD 45
Post By JoJoGunn
April 24th, 2012 02:59 AM
I have made it to the land of lower insurance rates. I am no longer a high risk driver. And best of all the good lord has blessed me to allow me to see 25. Now if i can do it for 60 yrs at least I will be doing great. But now what the heck do I look foward to? no more milestones.
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April 24th, 2012 03:04 AM
20s are awesome, 30s even better. I'll let you know how the 40s are in another decade or so.
Marriage, kids, grandkids. And, statistically speaking, you are making less money now than you ever will in your life. IOW, it only gets better from here. Enjoy yourself.
"Your mind is the weapon, all the rest are just tools." --gasmitty
April 24th, 2012 03:12 AM
So young, at least you don't have to spend too much money on candils, and cake and stuff like that! More money for AMMO!
Fly straight! Live a good life and fear no man!
April 24th, 2012 05:51 AM
What to look forward to?
I'm almost 57 now, and, hopefully in three more years, RETIRING!!!!!!!!
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April 24th, 2012 06:01 AM
April 24th, 2012 07:40 AM
I barely remember being 25, that would have been Sept. 1981. Lower insurance rates for male drivers was a good thing back then too. I was single, had a fairly decent job and was drumming for a local Country/Rock Band.
I remember turning 30 in 1986, by that time was married (never thought I'd do that, working on my second one) had a son and had purchased a home (working on third one of those.) Different job, in and out of the music businesss.
Age 40 came and I wondered if I'd survive it. Was going through the pain of a divorce, moving out, had changed jobs and was really not looking forward to the future.
Then I hit 50. Living in an entirely new century (saw it turn at age 43.) Had remarried to a wonderful gal, sold my 2nd house and purchased the third one we currently reside and was doing music in two bands and having a blast with life.
At age 55, I think I am hitting my stride, both wifey and I go shooting, I have added bass guitar to my other musical ability and we are just living La Vida Loca.
Milestones are measured in how you look at them, while looking back. You can't forsee what you will be doing at the milestone, just what is going on along the road to them.
Good luck, stay safe and enjoy life to it's fullest!
"A Smith & Wesson always beats 4 aces!"
The Man Prayer. "Im a man, I can change, if I have to.....I guess!" ~ Red Green
April 24th, 2012 08:23 AM
One year behind you. By the time I hit that milestone my youngest will be 19 and maybe mom and I can downsize and enjoy life some.
Originally Posted by MoMike
April 24th, 2012 09:03 AM
Now every day is a milestone for me. It takes a lot longer to count my blessings. The kids are in a band. The grand kids are learning how to play the guitar. All the earth shattering problems of youth now seem insignificant, if I can vaguely remember. Spiritual strength waxes as the physical wanes. You diversify your portfolio by storing more of your treasure in heaven. Volunteer work is more rewarding than all the jobs you had before retiring. True value is in relationships, with God, family, friends, community, and country. You get better at point shooting.
Liberty, Property, or Death - Jonathan Gardner's powder horn inscription 1776
Tu ne cede malis, sed contra audentior ito.
("Do not give in to evil but proceed ever more boldly against it.")
-Virgil, Aeneid, vi, 95
April 24th, 2012 09:13 AM
Originally Posted by XD 45
LEARN something today so you can TEACH something tomorrow.
Dominus Vobiscum <))>( Where is the wisdom that we have lost in knowledge?" T.S. Elliot
April 24th, 2012 09:21 AM
Well, I've found that life gets better after the milestones.
Though defensive violence will always be a sad necessity in the eyes of men of principle, it would be still more unfortunate if wrongdoers should dominate just men -St. Augustine
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