may 12, 2012

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We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~ Frederick Keonig

how will you look at 103?

This is Opal, matriarch of The Barnes family. She will soon be 104 years old. She has hiked the Great Wall of China, slept on more continents than most people know of, sailed, flown, you name it, she’s probably done it. She still has a sharp mind, quick wit, kind smile and, for me especially, she had her eyes wide open, which I’m told is extremely rare (in pictures). Thank you, Opal, for sharing your kindness with me, and your smile with the world.

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  1. […] heard me talk before about my friend Opal.¬†You first met her in May 2012 when she was just 102. Now, at 106 and showing no signs of stopping anytime soon, she and two other […]

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