over the hill and on a roll

“Smiles”, from the book “Over the Hill and on a Rollby Bob Phillips

over the hill and on a roll

                                           over the hill and on a roll


“I don’t feel 80. In fact, I don’t feel anything until noon. Then its time for my nap.” – Bob Hope

“When you’re young, you just want to set the world on fire. Then you get older, and you just want to live close to the fire department.”

“Why is it at class reunions you feel younger than everyone else looks?”

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” – Mark Twain

“The Awkward age is when you are too old for the peace corps and too young for Social Security.”

“Onc couple lived together for sixty years without an argument. The secret? They shared the same hearing aid.”

“When a man has a birthday, he may take the day off. When a woman has a birthday, she may take as much as five years off.”

“I’ve found the secret of youth. I lie about my age.” – Bob Hope

and one last one:

“A sure sign of old age is when you feel your corns more than your oats.”

“Dedicated to the honor and memory of my late brother-in-law, Dan, who was a great man with a great sense of humor.”

“You Know You’re About to Become a Senior Citizen When …” a little humor! This bit of humor comes to us from the book “The Treasury of Clean Seniors’ Jokes” by Tal D. Bonham and Jack Gulledge. This book is in honor of my family, especially my sisters, and in memory of my late brother-in-law, Dan, who was a kind man with a great sense of humor. 

a senior citizen
“You know you’re about to become a senior citizen when … 

  • The grandkids come home and tell you about what they learned in history, and you remember studying about the same subjects in current events class.
  • You decide procrastination is the best approach to life but you never get around to it.
  • You walk with your head held high because you are trying to get used to your bifocals.
  • You look forward to a dull evening.
  • Your knees buckle but your belt won’t. 
  • Burning the midnight oil means staying up past 9 P.M.
  • Your back goes out more than you do.
  • You sink your teeth into a steak and they stay there.
  • You bend over to tie your shoes and look around to see if there’s something else you can do while you are down there.
  • You sit in a rocking chair and you can’t get it going.  

Get in shape

More tickling for the funny bone. You know you are over the hill when …

You’re over the hill when you try to straighten out the wrinkles in your socks and discover you’re not wearing any.

power and authority are just winging it. You’re over the hill when you realize how many people in

You’re over the hill when you think all your friends are showing their age, and you’re not. 

You’re over the hill when styles come back for the second time and you still have some left from the first time.