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binary options brokers in india The Pacesetting Times is printed weekly and distributed in the tri-county area.

July 2001

 

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Eternal Youth

By: Debbie Farmer

I have found the secret of eternal youth: Have your mom move in down the
street.  Oh, I must admit that when she first moved so close it was a shock to see
her on a daily basis after all these years on my own.  After all, no one else
ever tells me that I look tired or that I need to go see the dentist. But
let-me-tell-you,  it's done wonders for my outlook. I haven't felt so young since I was,
say, thirteen.

binary options demo Now don't get me wrong, I didn't regress all at once. In fact I'm not quite sure
how it happened. One day I was happily in my mid-thirties, holding down a
job while taking care of a house and two children, and the next, I was getting
advice from my mother on how to effectively floss my teeth

I should've recognized the signs when I'd say something like, "I've finally worked
out a plan to redistribute our contributions to our tax deferred annuity which
increases our non-taxable return to well over market value. What do you
think?"  And my mom would reply, "That's nice, dear.  Are you sure you're eating
enough?  You look a little thin."

One time I remarked on how the uncertainty of a global economy could
affect the overall performance of the stock market, and she just looked at me and
asked to know if I was using the water filter she gave me for my last birthday
since "you never know what's in tap water these days and it will help clear up
your skin."

Although suddenly becoming a middle-aged teenager isn't necessarily bad,
sometimes I find myself reacting in ways I can't explain -- like automatically
rejecting my mom's advice even though I know she's right.  In fact, last night after
a speech on how adding more fiber to my diet would increase the overall
health of my digestive track, I caught myself thinking "I won't and you can't
make me!"

And on top of that I'm having sudden urges to get my belly button
pierced and have a giant Ying-yang tattooed on my lower back.  And I've started
listening to really loud rock music in the car. And it's not just me.  My friend Linda, a successful woman with three children and a masters degree in education, refuses to wear socks with her tennis shoes every time her mother comes to visit.

best app for binary trading in india Luckily I manage to metamorphose back into a qualified adult when I'm
around my children.  "Don't sit so close to the television," I say to my eight-year old
daughter.  "It's bad for your vision."   But she just rolls her eyes and asks me when I'm going to stop worrying so much.  I want to look at her and say, "Never! I'm your mother and that's my job."  But I have a feeling she wouldn't understand.

However, despite my best efforts, my transformation doesn't last long.  Just
when I'm getting used to being over the legal drinking age, my mom will come
over and say something like, "Have you been getting enough sleep?" or
"make sure you wear your jacket because it looks like it's going to rain".   And I want to roll my eyes and say, "Oh, Mom. When will you quit worrying?"  But I already know the answer.   And besides, sometimes it's nice to feel thirteen again.

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