Jacob over at mind-energy.net has an interesting story about a voice mail he received mistakenly from the oldest parapsychologist on Earth, Dr. Alexander Imich, who is currently 104 years old and still active in the study of parapsychology.
Most people's first reaction to hearing about someone over 100 is "Wow, that's a lot of years!" However, when we hear about someone who is over 100 and still lucid and active in their field, we bow down in total respect and admiration. I know. My own grandfather lived to be 103 years old, and was as sharp a legal mind in his 100's as he was in his 40's or 50's.
I can still remember laying in my bed like a lazy dog listening to him walk up and down the driveway 20-30 times over.
In just four days, I am turning 40, and I don't know if I hope I inherited my grandfather's longevity genes or hope that I didn't. Getting old is no fun, no matter what lies old people tell you to convince you that it is.
Anyway, I'm 40, there I said, but it doesn't mean I have to like it!
Read more about Dr. Alexander Imich here.