Some of these are Winnie-the-poohish, kindergarten-ish, pinterest-ish and some are tongue-in-cheekish, but lessons learned despite the simplicity.
16 lessons learned and a video montage from the Senior Living Trailer Park ‘19. (Even tho they were, at one time, manufactured, it’s still a trailer park. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.)
In no particular order except I liked the “less-wordy-to-a-bit-more-wordy” style.
Never underestimate ripple effect.
Make new friends but keep the old.
You can’t do “Key West” in one day.
There ain’t nothin’ gonna steal my joy.
Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.
Give it away, put it away, or throw it away.
Remember, we’re seniors, but not high school ones.
Do more things that make you forget to check your phone.
If someone says, “We’ve always done it that way!” Let them.
When you stop talking to someone stop talking about them.
Smile and be nice to everyone. Karma never loses an address.
If you have a dream, pursue it … we’re runnin’ out of runway.
Love your neighbor as yourself. It’s as simple and difficult as that.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
In our family we don’t hide crazy, we put it on the porch and give it a cocktail.
Ask people questions and listen to their answers. Aka, stop talking about yourself.
In life, it’s important to know when to stop arguing with people and let them be wrong.
It’s like saying goodbye after a great week of summer camp…we love you all and miss you already. Make it a great spring, summer and fall. We’ll see you in 2020.