Adventures in Haymarsh


“If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.” – James A. Garfield

“He who is of a calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition, youth and age are equally a burden.” – Plato

“The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

“We are always the same age inside.” – Gertrude Stein

“Growing old with someone else is beautiful, but growing old while being true to yourself is divine.” – Dodinsky

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear, as young as your hope, as old as your despair.” – Douglas Macarthur 

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” – Henry Ford

“None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.” – Walt Disney

“Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Satchel Paige

“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” – Franz Kafka

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.– E.E. Cummings

“Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, and the youngest you’ll ever be again.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.” – Daniel Francois Esprit Auberge

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.” – George Bernard Shaw 

“We grow neither better nor worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.” – May Lamberton Becker

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” – Satchel Paige

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

“As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” – Audrey Hepburn

 “The trick to aging gracefully is to enjoy it.” – Unknown 

“Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideas. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” – Samuel Ullman


God’s blessed me with the most amazing friends and family!♥️
On our way to Swimming on Sunday! To celebrate my aging self.
Then treated to a tasty meal. Yum!
My age in hexadecimal…this is what happens when one is married to an engineer.


  1. Kendra

    Happy birthday Monica! Looks like a great day! Dave’s candles were in binary this year. Lit was 1 and unlit was 0 🙂

    • Monica Jacobson

      Thanks Kendra!

      Engineers! Gotta love them💙

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