[bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Multiple Cindys

  • From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2007 10:13:02 -0400

He started when he was seventeen, so maybe his a wee bit younger than that.

Still 66 years is a pretty impressive record.

Shelley L. Rhodes M.A., VRT, CTVI
and Guinevere, Golden lady Guide
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limitations fall from me, my spirit is free.
- Helen Keller

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Evan Reese" <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 9:39 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Multiple Cindys


Hmmmm, then he would have had to have started driving at age 15. Was it
legal to drive younger than age 16 back then? I thought 16 was pretty much
the standard for all states since the stone age. <smile>

Evan

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Shelley L. Rhodes" <juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, November 02, 2007 6:08 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Multiple Cindys


> One of my favorite cab drivers in Lynn, has been driving a cab for 66
> years,
> he is 81.
>
> And this year, he came up with two predictions.
>
> 1. The Red Sox would get the World Series.
>
> and
>
> 2.  That myself and my colleague who are both visually impaired would see
> some day.
>
> he has the first one right.
>
> Who knows maybe he will be right on the other one too, smile.
>
> But he is a great driver and great guy.
>
> Shelley L. Rhodes M.A., VRT, CTVI
> and Guinevere, Golden lady Guide
> juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc.
> Graduate Alumni Association Board
> www.guidedogs.com
>
> More than Any other time, When I hold a beloved book in my hand, my
> limitations fall from me, my spirit is free.
> - Helen Keller
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "siss52" <siss52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 4:37 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Multiple Cindys
>
>
>
> I knew a man once who was 93 and still driving an ambulance.  I'm not
> making
> it up either.  He lived to be 110.
>
> Sue S.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Julia Kulak" <julia.kulak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 3:14 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Multiple Cindys
>
>
> I wholeheartedly agree. My Grandmother is almost eighty and she still
> lives
> in her own apartment and does everything independently.
> Julia
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ann Parsons" <akp@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2007 6:26 AM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Multiple Cindys
>
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>>
>> Original message:
>>> Cindy and Cindy, there are four women named Monica on this list and
>>> another woman who spells hers with a k in her name. I use my last name
>>> in
>>> my signature, and so do they. It seems to work out well that way. Of
>>> course, nicknames or handles that describe you are good too. Monika with
>>> a k signs her messages as Monika in Maryland. Grandma Cindy, if you
>>> don't
>>> like the grandma part, we can always change to calling you something
>>> different.
>>
>> This may be OT, but I have to speak up here.  Our society is horrible
>> when
>> it comes to dealing with our elders!  It's just like once you're over
>> fifty or sixty, you all of a sudden become persona non grata, or second
>> class.    Me, I prefer to see age as conferring wisdom, experience, and a
>> balanced view of things.  We're so stuck on the view that unless you're
>> young, you're worthless, that it permiates our whole society.  Men change
>> their hair color and so do women because they think they're ugly with
>> gray
>> hair!  I'm not even going to go into the whole thing of face lifts and so
>> on to disguise one's age.
>>
>> Well, folks, we better get used to it.  What with the increasing advances
>> in medical technology, our elder population is going to expand.  We
>> better
>> start using them as the advisors, counselors, experienced workers and
>> general all around good people that they are!
>>
>> It may interest you to know that places like McDonalds, Wendys, Walmart
>> and so on are finally waking up to the fact that if they hire elders to
>> do
>> the work they used to think could be done best by kids, they are getting
>> a
>> competent, caring, and steady work force.  I'd much prefer to be waited
>> on
>> by an elder than by some kid who can't even make change!
>>
>> Grandma Cindy, you are an elder, a respected, experienced one, and I
>> think
>> you should be proud to be one!
>>
>> <grrrrr>
>> Ann P.
>>
>> -- 
>> Ann K. Parsons
>> Portal Tutoring
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>> http://www.portaltutoring.info
>> "All that is gold does not glitter,
>> Not all those who wander are lost."
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