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Re: So, here it is...

Looks like Donna was asleep on the job for this one.  
Happy Dearthday, Jim!

Given that a man's life expectancy is now 77.2 yrs and you originally
expected to live 4 years past your life expectancy, that pushes your
demise up to 81.2, so you'll probably crap out on New Years 2014. Enjoy
yourself while you're still here. We do!


-------------- Original message -------------- 

> Doomsday. 
> Betcha weren't expecting that! 
> The occasion is, today I officially reached age 72 years. For some 
> reason at age 10 or 12, I became convinced that I would live to age 72. 
> Now, when I was 10 or 12, life expectancy was something like age 68. So 
> 72 seemed like a derring-do. Progress; Roosevelt was president and all 
> things were possible. But, for reasons I can't explain, age 72 has now 
> become some sort of end game in my mind. I have the distinct feeling 
> that it's all borrowed time from here on out. 
> Island Jim 
> Southwest Florida 
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W 
> Zone 10a 
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C] 
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