Ruminating about turning 62

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By Jerry Fabyanic

On Feb. 15, young men ran through the streets of ancient Rome wearing only goatskins to celebrate Lupercalia. We have goatskins in Clear Creek but all occupied by original tenants. Not being a great white hunter, my preference is to allow them to continue being comfortable in their own skins.  
On Feb. 15, 1950, I was wearing not a goatskin, but a birthday suit, the last time I was so underdressed in public.
Turning 62 happens only once in a person’s life. I don’t read too much into it because each birthday is a one-time event. Life is quirky that way.

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