Noticing your age--getting older 注意你的年龄——年纪越来越大 When do you feel like you are getting older? 你什么时候感觉自己正在慢慢变老? Is it when the songs you liked when you were young are now considered all this bu
t good east to the next generation? 是你年轻时喜欢的歌曲现在被下一代认为老掉牙的时候吗? When I was younger, I rarely liked classic music or jazz. 当我年轻的时候,我一般不喜欢古典音乐和爵士乐。 Now I do. Does that mean that I'm getting older? 现在我却钟情于此。这是否意味着我正在变老? Have you noticed that an actor or an actress that you've liked for a long time is getting a lot of wrinkles or gray hair? 你是否注意到, 你喜欢很长一段时间的男女演员正在有越来越多的皱纹和灰白的头发? Do you notice your age when you are with others like at a reunion of some kind? 在某些场合的重逢中你与其他人在一起的时候你会注意到你的年龄吗? Do you notice your age when you are looking in the mirror? 当你看着镜子，你会注意到你的年龄吗? Does that scare you? 这是否吓着你了? Do you find that the kind of clothes you like are thought of the clothes for a mature person? 你发现你喜欢的衣服被别人认为是成熟人们的专利吗? I respect people that age gracefully. 我尊敬优雅地老去的人们。 It seems like that many people fear getting older. 看来很多人都害怕变老。 They don't want the wrinkles to show. 他们不想让皱纹示人。 I have to confess I have a few gray hairs. 我必须承认我有一些白发。 Oh, NO! Even though the body may get old, 哦,不!尽管身体在变老, I think people can be young at heart. 但我认为人们可以保持年轻的心境。 My father fits right in when he plays with his grandkids. 我的父亲就已经适应了和他的孙子们在一起玩耍。 It's not awkward at all. 这一点也不尴尬。 He comes up with the best games. 他总是打出最好的比赛。 He may not be able to jump on the bedlam as the kids do, 他可能无法像孩子们那样疯打疯闹, but he can wrestle and dance and go for walks and play catch.
但是他可以摔跤、跳舞、散步和打球。 His mind is deep and his heart is warm. 他的心非常宽广,而且他的心也是温暖的。 I hope I age gracefully like dad. 我希望我优雅地像爸爸那样老去。 来源:http://www.kekenet.com/Article/201205/183505.shtml