Do I Really Kneed a Knee Replacement?

Photo by JC Gellidon on Unsplash

Earlier this summer, Barbara and I were leisurely enjoying ice cream cones outside at a nearby store when a teenager ran by our chairs as if he were fired from a cannon.

“How is he moving so fast?” I wondered aloud.

“He’s young,” Barbara answered nonchalantly, as if that were the most obvious answer in the world. And she was right. At age 71 myself, I had completely…



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Jim LaBate

Jim LaBate works as a writing specialist in The Writing Center at Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) in Troy, New York.