“today is the last day i will ever be 3.”
“tomorrow when you wake up you will be 4.”
“that is magic.”
“yes, that is magic.”
(conversation i had in my classroom today)
“it’s alright, just wait and see, your string of lights is still bright to me.
who you are is not where you’ve been. you’re still an innocent. it’s okay…. ”
― taylor swift
image credit: bbc, listicle
“i can honestly say i love getting older.
then again, i never put my glasses on before looking in the mirror.”
when i am older
i hope be as graceful
love to be
“none are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”
-henry david thoreau
for age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress,
and as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
~henry wadsworth longfellow
image credit: flickr.com
at 4,841 years old, this ancient bristlecone pine
is the oldest known non-clonal organism on earth.
located in the white mountains of california,
in inyo national forest.