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Well Ray, if you're still conlanging at about 100, that would be awesome.
It isn't impossible.
After all Kirk Douglas has passed one hundred years of age now,
and I don't think he was overly careful about looking after himself.
That should give all of us hope.

On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:23 PM, Brian Bourque <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 41 here. Great to see so much diversity in such a small community!
>
> Christophe: I believe you and I might share the same birth year AND month.
> Small world.
>
> very respectfully,
>
> Brian Bourque
> SFC, USA (Ret)
> [log in to unmask]
>
> “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to
> stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” - Mark Twain
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>
> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 15:14 Paul Schleitwiler, FCM <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > A group in my faith community has formed a new committee to support
> social
> > activities other than liturgy and outreach. All the other members are
> half
> > my age or younger, One member volunteered her grandfather's home as a
> place
> > to meet. He's my age.
> > I started conlanging when I was about seven going on eight a "few" years
> > ago.
> > God bless you always, all ways,
> > Paul
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:06 AM, Scott Villanueva-Hlad <
> > [log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I agree! (Age 57 started conlanging at 13)
> > >
> > > Sent from my iPhone
> > >
> > > > On Feb 2, 2018, at 8:24 AM, Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets <
> > > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > As someone who is close to the middle of the range shown so far
> > (younger
> > > > member is 13, oldest member is 77, middle of that range is 45, I'll
> be
> > 42
> > > > in less than two months), I can only applaud, and laud the fact that
> in
> > > > this diverse bunch (not only in age, but in all imaginable
> demographic
> > > > features), we all see each other as equals.
> > > >
> > > >> On 2 February 2018 at 16:05, Tony Harris <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> Actually, I would like to take just a moment to thank Ray and
> Charlie,
> > > >> both for their long dedication to our craft, and also because I'm
> now
> > > in my
> > > >> mid-50s and have been feeling old of late, but the fact that both of
> > > them
> > > >> are over 20 years older than I am and still actively conlanging and
> > > going
> > > >> strong, which is incredibly encouraging!
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>> On 02/02/2018 09:50 AM, ATMunn wrote:
> > > >>>
> > > >>> I'm 13. :)
> > > >>>
> > > >>>> On 2/2/2018 6:30 AM, Raymond Brown wrote:
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>>> On 02/02/2018 05:58, RKRts Animations wrote:
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>>>> Is it easy for you to find other conlangers your age or are most
> of
> > > >>>>> them younger?
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> So far everyone, including Charlie, who's replied to this thread
> is
> > > >>>> younger!
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> I'm probably one of the youngest people here, I'm 14.
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Possibly - though I suspect there are other teenagers on this
> list.
> > > I'd
> > > >>>> be surprised if there were not.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> But when I was 14, I could find no other conlanger either younger
> > nor
> > > >>>> older than myself.  In those far off days there was no Internet
> or,
> > > >>>> indeed, personal computers.  Even private telephones were not
> > exactly
> > > >>>> common.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Ray
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>>> On Feb 1, 2018 6:24 PM, "C. Brickner" wrote:
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>>>> I'm 77 with a mind sharp as a tack. Can't say the same for the
> old
> > > >>>>>> body, though.
> > > >>>>>>
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>>> Know how you feel.  :)
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Retired now, so no longer surrounded by the younger set. I'd like
> > > >>>>>> to think that conlanging played a part in keeping my mind
> active.
> > > >>>>>> Been doing it 40+ years.
> > > >>>>>>
> > > >>>>>
> > > >>>> IIRC my first conlang was 68 years ago.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>> Ray.
> > > >>>>
> > > >>>
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Christophe Grandsire-Koevoets
> > > > President of the Language Creation Society (http://conlang.org/)
> > > >
> > > > Personal Website: http://christophoronomicon.blogspot.com/
> > > > Personal Tumblr: http://christophoronomicon.tumblr.com/
> > >
> >
> --
>
> very respectfully,
>
> Brian B. Bourque
> SFC, USA (Ret)
> (206) 755-1863
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