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The New Sixty

25 Jun

Country grandmother is the youngest grandmother on the nation, and she has the card(ed) to prove it!

Country Grandmother

They say – whoever ‘they’ is – that age 60 is the new 40.

However, ‘they’ is wrong. Age 60 is the new 17…at least in Dick’s Sporting Goods.

While shopping in Dicks, I placed a camping stove in my cart, along with two of those green metal bottles of propane fuel for the stove. Shopping complete, I headed to a checkout counter.

Young Gal at the cash register rang up my purchases, and then said, “I need your birthdate.”

“My birthdate?”

Young Gal nodded. “Yes, I need to verify that you’re old enough to purchase the bottles of propane.”

My mouth literally dropped open. Had I just been carded to buy propane? Me…the grandmother with totally gray hair, wrinkled skin, and age-spotted hands who at that moment stood next to Teenage Grandson!

“I don’t look old enough?”

Young Gal didn’t answer my question, only smiled. “It’s company policy, I…

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Posted by on 25 June 2014 in Grandmothers

 

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