of a decades-old theory that mutations in the mitochondria
are one of the causes of age-related illnesses.
At Top5 Health and Beauty, we don’t really know *why* we age,
but we’re pretty sure it’s happening:
9> Not the wondering if I remembered to put on my underwear this
morning, but the “I’m wearing a full Depends” feeling I get
while waddling to the car.
8> Sex less than four times a week. (*Please* publish this, so my
wife will believe it.)
7> Contemplating that whole predestination/free will thing in the
light of omnipotence and omnibenevolence.
6> Owning ties that are older than Hanson and wider than the
5> Having kids.
4> Returning every gift you got your teenage sister for Christmas
because she said it was either “tight” or “sick.”
3> That subtle difference between “the earth moved” sex and “the
earth opened forming my grave” sex.
2> Grey hair? A little.
Down there? A lot.
Selected from 28 submissions from 11 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:
Asher Samuels, Jerusalem, Israel — 1
Mary Ann McDonald, Sacramento, CA — 2, 5
Slick Sharkey, Esq., Miami, FL — 2
Peter Casper, Brisbane, Australia — 3
Christa Grunewald, Leonardville, KS — 4
William Longspee, Salisbury, England — 6
Rabbi Crut, Bowling Green, OH — 6
William Prune Wickart, Danish Falls, MN — 7, 8
Joel Baskin, Brighton, MA — 9
Frieda Miner, Portland, OR — Banner Tag
Fran Fruit, Winnetka, IL — List Moderator/Governing Bo