Thursday, May 29, 2014

Your Turn

What age do you think is a long life?

48 comments:

sandybrook said...

75

Renoblondee said...

95

Violet said...

My granny died at 92 and quite frankly that was too long a life.

I'll be happy with 70ish. (cheery)

Ray Nicolet said...

99

Susan said...

My Nana is 99.

My Poppop is 94.

My Mommom is 92.

Those are long lives. And I know when one of them goes; they're all gonna go. I'm a spoiled brat for having three out of four grandparents still kicking it. The old Italians never die. It's hella hard on my parents and aunts and uncles though. And my Poppop is in the old peeps home in town. I loathe going there. Gives you major sads.

tara17 said...

95. Though any life with suffering will seem too long, no matter the actual age of death.

QueenAnne Guido said...

Depends on my mood and what's on t v. Right now? Any day is fine.


Lady CaCa cancelled her show in Seattle and Vancouver. The Seattle venue seats. 17,000. Word is it wasn't even half full. So cancelled due to illness.

So done. I'm

bflogurl said...

85.

Mark B said...

I'd like to live to be 114, so I can see the next century.

rajahcat said...

85

Kno Won Uno said...

I don't come from families with much longevity.
If I see 80, it'll be some kind of record.
77 is the current record, established by my mother.
I'll take 80, unless it comes with 50 additional versions of reality networks.

WareCat said...

I always ask myself,
"How the fuck did I live to see 30?"
I dnt wanna grow up.

TalksTooMuch said...

I was quite seriously surprised to make 30. I high five myself every year since; it's allllll gravy

WareCat said...

Jinx, TTM!!

Carol said...

75

aemish said...

My Poppy just celebrated his 90th.. the mayor sent him a certificate and everything :D

TalksTooMuch said...

It sounds like we TOTALLY should have hung out in our twenties, WareCat!

Gayeld said...

@WareCat and TTM. It sounds like you're TOTALLY lucky you didn't hang out in your twenties or neither of you would have made it to your thirties. ;-)

TalksTooMuch said...

That right there is a very good point, Gayeld. But it would have been AWESOME!

Gayeld said...

I'm going to have to go with QueenAnne. What's on TV next season?

Three of my grandparents lived into their 80s. Two of my great-grandparents live to 100+. I want to get my daughter raised, through college and settled down, and see if Dean and Castiel ever admit to that thing between them.

LoMo said...

35 with little kids

Procrastibator said...

Insert Oscar Wilde quote. Youth us wasted on the young. I wanted to be in the 27 club. Hitting 30 sucks.

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Count Jerkula said...

Anything over 75. If I live to 75, I may have a big birthday party, then sell out and run off to die alone.

tennis peach said...

There is a difference between a good life and a long life. A good life is living well with good health. A long life is living long with poor health. I would rather die with good health than be a burden on my family.

discoflux said...

I'm surprised at how many other people would be perfectly happy kicking the bucket at 75. So much of my family has died much younger than that, it seems like a good age to make it to. 3/4 of a century, leaving to make room for the next generation... seems good to me.

AJ said...

75+
Lost my mom a few years back at the age of 56. Seemed way too young.
I've had a few brushes with death and swore I wouldn't make it passed 18 but here I am at 34 :-)
Always happy for another day.

TV Junkie said...

That number is getting higher as I get older!

__-__=__ said...

120. People are living to 115 now. I'm not even half finished! But, not afraid to Hunter Thompson outta here if it gets unpleasant. The lady who recently turned 115 still gets around.

Hammer_Girl said...

Having worked the past 5 yrs with the elderly, I have embraced the fact that I have already lived a long life. Seeing someone doing chair aerobics to The Boot Scootin Boogie one day, then have hospice called in the next week was a real eye opener for me.

fancyscreenname said...

80

Procrastibator said...

If in Lilo years, I'd say 20. Which in dog years, is the same (140), or normal human years, 87.

Orvilla Bedinbacher said...

85

Mary Ann said...

For me, it's not a number. I'm nearly as old as some of the ages CDANers have given as "a good long life." I'm not ready to quit. :)

For me, it's quality of life. As long as I have my mental faculties and at least some of my physical ones, I'm good.

Vera L- said...

80. I lost a cousin at 23 and a grandmother at 97. I think 80 is a very good run.

Lurker Girl said...

Quality of life versus quantity. My Great Aunt died at 102--still kicking and going every day--she just went in her sleep one night. My grandmother will be 99 in Sept and is bedridden, blind and half deaf. I would rather be dead. Her brothers and sisters are all in their 90's and get around fairly well . My dad's family usually times out in the late 80's--so I'm really only half way there based on family history--but I've still got to be "living" you know

8=====D aka Lil Tool. KermitGosnellKnobJockey said...

Here's (this town I'm living) life expectance is about 81-84 years for males-females.
The answer should be above that.

8=====D aka Lil Tool. KermitGosnellKnobJockey said...

Here's (this town I'm living) life expectance is about 81-84 years for males-females.
The answer should be above that.

8=====D aka Lil Tool. KermitGosnellKnobJockey said...

Average life expectancy, I would edit.

skippy said...

2 grandparents lived into their mid nineties. Active & all faculties intact.
My great aunt is 99 & still going strong.
I wouldn't mind living that long so long as I'm healthy,
Oh wait....

auntliddy said...

Its never enough. You turn around, and suddenly you're the senior citizen. You know what you have on earth, you know what you like and the fun you have. I do believe in afterlife, but im really pretty happy here. Ill go 95, but a mentally sharp 95.

RowdyRodimus said...

@TTM Good thing you lived past 30 or we would've never met, boo!

Not sure what the actual age would be, but I am so tired of hearing 55 year olds say they are middle aged, how many fucking 110 year olds do you see walking around?

NaughtyNurse said...

85+

PotPourri said...

80

Kristin (Wiglet) said...

70ish. When it hurts to pee, it's time to go.

Erik said...

99

Unknown said...

I'm 44 and looking at my deathbed. The liver and heart have ganged up and I suspect the pancreas is in on it as well, if not the kidneys. The liver started the melee. And we are off to the races...

Betty K said...

@unknown that is a tough situation. May you find the peace that passes all understanding