“The only political problem I can remember—and I’ve been here eleven years—was when one of the new men kept turning off CNN for Fox news. Mitch, a liberal and former City Councilor, Just blew his top.”
“I don’t like being around him because he’s got a mean streak. That’s not because he’s old. He’s just always been mean.”
“After four years here, I finally swam in the pool, and it was warm and wonderful!”
“I’ve lived so long I’m tired of living.”
“Shame on you. Think of everyone who died young and would envy you!”
Eleanor said that if she had it to do over again she would become a professional singer. “I had a voice!”
“When I miss the old days, I go for a walk and enjoy something new. Like a tulip bed coming up.”
Roger is trying to entice Fred to take a walk. “Just a few steps. Would it kill you?”
Bea says that Kaye, the new resident, is too depressed to come down to dinner. So she’s going to visit with her and bring dessert.
“I like the slower pace of old age. The world is too fast for me.”
Anna is showing photographs of herself as a young ballerina to some visiting children.