my word


When you’re not of age

They ask for your I.D. please

Unless you look forty

Not today, no sir

They just gave me the discount

Senior citizen

©2016 Annette Rochelle Aben

11 responses to “my word

  1. I will be 73 this month, I like the senior discounts. You get use to getting them and after a while you look forward to them. Being a senior is not easy but it does have its good points. :o)

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    • I totally LOVE the senior discounts! Truly I do. It just struck me odd that she didn’t ask to see my ID to prove that I should have one. Then, of course, the more my monkey mind worked on that thought about it… lol It’s all good. IN the long run, I am honored to be my age and that it allows me some special recognition. ❤


  2. I know the feeling! When I went to Disney (many years ago at the age of 32!) I was refused a glass of wine because they didn’t believe I was over 21! Now I get discounts for being over 60 and I’m only… 😀

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    • I was carded on my 45th birthday as I was buying a bottle of wine. When I got to my boyfriend’s he laughed like a professional after I told him the tale… I hope he’s happy with whomever he is with these days. 🙂 Now that I am 4 months away from rockin’ 60, I have to laugh that I am whining about not being carded for being my age. lol 🙂

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  3. Lol reminds me of the ‘senior’ special discounts offered at our chain store pharmacies every Thursday. Our senior age is consider 65 here whereas I know it’s 55 in the U.S. But some stores here are now offering discounts to 55 and over. Being used to senior age 65, which I am far from being, it was painful when the cashier told me about the new senior discount. Was she implying I was over 55? I wasn’t sure, but didn’t care. I took the discount. LOL 🙂


    • This particular store offers a discount to any AARP member (50 +) or non member 55 +. As I am 4 months shy of 60,but not an AARP member, I do qualify. It just struck me odd that no one at that store EVER asks to see my ID to see if I am, in fact, an AARP member or if I am over 55. Guess they must think I am a very honest person, eh? It’s all good and I am grateful for ALL the terrific discounts out there, heck, bring ’em on. I even tell others, to let me shop for them, cause I can get them a discount. 🙂

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      • Lol Annette. And funny you mention you weren’t ‘carded’. The girl in my local pharmacy told me one need only ask for the discount because they don’t want to embarrass anyone by asking for I.D., lol. She laughed and said if someone wants to own their seniority, then they can have it. 🙂

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  4. That’s it! I am owning my seniority! Woo Hoo! Cards? I don’t need no stinking cards!


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