Submitted by Barbara Rolfe, Boise,
passing this on as I did not want
to be the only old person receiving it. Actually, it’s not a bad thing
called, as you will see.
People are easy to spot at sporting
events; during the playing of the National Anthem. Old People remove
and stand at attention and sing without embarrassment.
They know the words and believe in them.
People remember World War II,
Pearl Harbor , Guadalcanal
and Hitler. They remember the Atomic Age, the Korean War, The Cold War,
Age and the Moon Landing. They remember the 50 plus Peacekeeping
1945 to 2005, not to mention Vietnam
you bump into an Old Person on the
sidewalk he will apologize. If you pass an Old Person on the street, he
nod or tip his cap to a lady. Old People trust strangers and are
People hold the door for the next
person and always, when walking, make certain the lady is on the inside
People get embarrassed if someone
curses in front of women and children and they don’t like any filth or
language on TV or in movies.
People have moral courage and
personal integrity. They seldom brag unless it’s about their children
the Old People who know our great
country is protected, not by politicians, but by the young men and
women in the
military serving their country.
country needs Old People with
their work ethic, sense of responsibility, pride in their country and
need them now more than ever.
God for Old People
this on to all of the “Old
People” you know.
was taught to respect my elders. It’s
just getting harder to find them.