International Day of Older Persons 2009
I’m sure you don’t need me to remind you that October 1, 2009, is the United Nations “International Day of Older Persons.”
I don’t know about you but, personally, I found last year’s celebrations to be damned lacking. I put on my best cardigan and sat outside with an American Flag and my birth certificate waiting for the parade to start but there was nothing. Not a single float, band or suffragette march to be seen. I felt like that moron Linus waiting for the Great Pumpkin to show up.
I’ve written to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General at the UN, to express my concerns: