BULLIES come in all ages

BULLIES come in all ages
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Surround yourself with positive people,
energy, and situations;
always avoid negativity.


Life is too short to wake up with regrets.
So, love the people who treat you right.

Forgive, and then forget about the ones who don't.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

RIP, Andy Rooney

I always loved Andy Rooney;
even before he wrote the following, very, wise words:

As I grow in age, I value older women most of all.  Here are just a few reasons why.

An older woman will never wake you in the middle of the night to ask, "What are you thinking?" She doesn't care what you think. 

An older woman knows herself well enough to be assured in who she is, what she is, what she wants and from whom. Few women past the age of 50 give a damn what you might think about her. 

An older single woman usually has had her fill of "meaningful relationships" and commitment." The last thing she needs in her life is another dopey, clingy, whiny, dependent lover! 

Older women are dignified. They seldom have a screaming match with you at the opera or in an expensive restaurant. Of course, if you deserve it, they won't hesitate to shoot you if they think they can get away with it. 

Most older women cook well. They care about cleanliness and are generous with praise, often undeserved. 

An older woman has the self-assurance to introduce you to her women friends. 

A younger woman with a man will often ignore even her best friend because she doesn't trust the guy with other women. Older women couldn't care less. 

Women get psychic as they age. You never have to confess your sins to an older woman. They always know. 

An older woman looks good wearing bright red lipstick. This is not true of younger women or drag queens. 

Once you get past a wrinkle or two, an older woman is far sexier than her younger counterpart. Her libido's stronger, her fear of pregnancy gone. 

Older women are forthright and honest. They'll tell you right off you are a jerk if you are acting like one. 

Yes, we praise older women for a multitude of reasons. Unfortunately, it's not reciprocal. For every stunning, smart, well-coifed babe of 70 there is a bald, paunchy relic in yellow pants making a fool of himself with some 22 year old waitress.

From all us older women:
Thank you and we will miss you, Andy.


Sherry said...

Good post. . . especially the Roll Tide sign at the end!!! I've been a Crimson Tide fan all my life and I'm one of those older women Andy Rooney wrote about!!!

Tammy Kauffman said...

Big Game today. I'm gonna do my best to stay away from Tuscaloosa. They say about 140,000 people will be around the stadium today. Yuck!!!!

rottrover said...

I hadn't heard. I'll mess him. Love what you quoted!!

Kathy said...

Yes, it is so sad he left us, just after retiring!
His part on 60 Minutes was all that I looked forward to!
Thank you, Andy!

Sharon said...

Sorry to see him pass, I liked him. He sure was right on about women!

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

A good tribute!!

Andy Rooney, Mark Twain, Will Rodgers, all were wit and political satire, there are none left to take their places; Journalism has lost a giant.

Country Gal said...

Here's to older women ! Have a good evening.

Dexter said...

I heard about Andy Rooney on NPR this morning. They played a lot of snippets of his stuff, but not that one. I love it.

Mango Momma

Two French Bulldogs said...

we did like that Mr. Rooney
Benny & Lily

NCmountainwoman said...

Great post! In my younger days I once made a disparaging remark about Andy Rooney. My father immediately gave me a history lesson about his service and writing in WWII.

Giga said...

Cieszę się, że starsze ( nigdy stare) kobiety są tak dobrze oceniane :-). Pozdrawiam

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Very nice tribute to Andy Rooney - mom loved listening to him too. You picked a great piece to share.

Woos~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Sorry we don't know who Andy Rooney was but we liked his message on older women. Roll Tide (even if we don't know who we are following hehehe). No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

Unknown said...

Ah, great tribute to a man I really loved to listen to!
From another older woman!!!

Rock Chef said...

That was wonderful!

My Mind's Eye said...

I was shocked to hear of Mr. Rooney's passing. I always enjoyed his commentaries and had just watch is last one a few weeks ago,
Hugs HiC

Brandon - The dog with a blog said...

Sorry to hear about his passing, wonderful post.

Brandon's Raiser

Susan said...

Always loved Andy!