This is beautiful. I think the exchanges I’ve had with older generations are some of my most memorable ones.
“When I reached 80-years-old, I kept thinking I was going to die. And now I’m 90. I spent ten years thinking of death.” She laughed.
These three sentences are my constant reminder to live in the moment. People only a couple years my senior can offer me the same advice, but there’s no way they could have said it like this lady did.
I’m glad you two started having “random conversations.”