I think people tend to be prejudiced when it comes to age.
It’s sad to think that, but in a culture that emphasizes youth and beauty, being an old person can be a disadvantage.
I mean, you’d think that age and experience would command respect and dignity, but unfortunately that’s not always the case, and things could definitely be better.
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So, these are things I think about when my birthday comes around and I start to think that I’m another year older.
But, age is just a number and the problem with many folks is that they start to think their age, or the cultural assumptions connected with your age.
Anyway, I contemplate a LOT of things when it’s my birthday, so I thought it best to make a “pilgrimage” to one of my favorite landmarks in Californa, namely the Serra Cross on Mt. Rubidoux in Riverside.
And here are photos of my journey…