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Longtime Republican changed to a Democrat seven years ago. Windows programmer. Bicyclist. Was 60 years old when I joined, hence Mad 60; now i"m 65 though. Getting ready for retirement.

Diaries published: 13 (20 days since last diary on Wed May 13, 2015 at 09:39 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 244 (20 days since last comment on Wed May 13, 2015 at 09:39 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 371

Total Comment Ratings: 749

Most Recommended Diary: (Cicada) Killer Wasps, 115 comments, 93 recommends

People Following Mad 60: 1

Mad 60's Most Recent Diaries:

Today my wife informed me that our yearly bill for AARP (Hartford) auto insurance had arrived for the two vehicles we insure. I guess I have the typical coverage package for these vehicles in New ...
by Mad 60
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 09:39 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
My doctor, whom I consider a great doctor, has not kept pace with the march of time with respect to computers and automation. I’ve had this doctor for 40 years. I’ve never seen another GP in ...
by Mad 60
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 03:07 PM PST with 6 Recommends
My brother came to visit last week and told me a most strange and wonderful story of how his daughter met Kirk Douglas. My niece has a birth defect. She has no tongue and a small lower mandible. ...
by Mad 60
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 02:56 PM PDT with 79 Recommends
A week or so ago, I noticed that small mounds of dirt appearing at the edge of the walk to my front porch, and in an area of the garden near my front porch that I had recently mulched. Hmmm..., I ...
by Mad 60
Comment Count 115 comments on Sun Jul 15, 2012 at 08:14 PM PDT with 93 Recommends
My half-brother, who lives in Texas, has become an unproductive member of society and remains the black sheep of the family. He's among the ranks of the unemployed, and is currently trying to get ...
by Mad 60
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue May 22, 2012 at 12:28 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I consider myself so lucky. Yesterday, I had a retirement exit interview after 40+ years of service at my company. I retired with about 80% of the income I had when working (counting my defined ...
by Mad 60
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 10:32 AM PDT with 69 Recommends

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