I look like, a shoulders-sloping geezer in baggy jeans, pretty much the old farmer that the barn in the background suggests. I think that I look like the man in the other photo, the one in the jacket. […]
So begins Denny Bonavita’s article in which he looks at two photos of himself, one current and one from his younger day. He considers how he looks now, near 75, and how he used to look. But instead of being saddened or angered by the difference, he tells us how he has achieved a serenity in accepting how he really looks.
Like the man says,
Today, as long as the mirror does not show a blank where my face should be, I am happy. […]