Open Thread: I Said “God, I’m Old!” When….

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…I realized that my favorite “oldies” station thinks songs from the 90’s are oldies.

…I pulled a back muscle bending over to load a dishwasher.

…No amount of exercise will erase the bags under my eyes.

…Groceries I carry seem heavier than they used to. And cost more.

…I mentioned to a colleague that we might snag an interview with Ann-Margret, and she said “Who?”

…What happened to my waist???

But that’s me.  When did you first think “Hey, I”m old?!”

Let us know in the comments!

Virge Randall is Senior Planet’s Managing Editor. She is also a freelance culture reporter who seeks out hidden gems and unsung (or undersung) treasures for Straus Newspapers; her blog “Don’t Get Me Started” puts a quirky new spin on Old School New York City. Send your suggestions for Open Threads to her at

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