An entertaining, relatable ode to aging�full of hilarious mental bloopers of poets, leaders, and Nobel Prize winners. 365 days of humorous quotes, jokes, and facts on the upsides of aging: It�s good to have a short memory because it keeps life fresh. �journalist Mark Bittman. And the downsides: After 30, a body has a mind of its own. �actor Bette Midler. With anecdotes: Sir Isaac Newton�s maid once found him in the kitchen, standing in front of a pot of boiling water that contained his watch, while his hand held an egg. And facts: The rate of cognitive decline is slower among lifelong readers (another good reason to find those glasses). The perfect gift for what�s-his-name!