What it means to be 50!!!

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Published on May 10, 2008

Author: maggiev

Source: slideshare.net


This is a slishow I made for my sister on her 50th b-day. The photos mostly are form my place in Hogsback (ww.ilifu.org.za) and some of Ellie's photos of her visit to hogsback and photos that was taken on her b-day.

What it means to be 50…..

Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year:  The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.  ~Menachem Mendel Schneerson

At fifty you’ve accumulated the knowledge and wisdom of half a century. This would be a tremendous asset if only darned senility hadn’t wiped your memory bank.

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun.  Enjoy the trip.  ~Author Unknown

We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it.  ~Author Unknown

There are numerous advantages in being fifty – just ask any eighty year old!!!

The only way to relieve the frustration of being fifty-something is to constantly seek new ways of irritating the young. Fortunately in old age, you develop the ability to do this naturally in every single thing you do or say.

They say that age is all in your mind.  The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body.  ~Author Unknown

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.  ~Charles Schulz

Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that'll get you home earlier.  ~Dan Bennett

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.  ~Lucille Ball

Birthdays are good for you.  Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.  ~Larry Lorenzoni

Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. -- Jack Benny

First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly.  ~Branch Rickey

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. -- Bernard M. Baruch

Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.

I t takes a long time to grow young. -- Pablo Picasso

Those whom the gods love grow young. -- Oscar Wilde

You're not 50, you're eighteen with 32 years experience. 

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