I've enjoyed many of Oliver Sacks' books but this essay is particularly poignant…

I've enjoyed many of Oliver Sacks' books but this essay is particularly poignant and, for a change, has something eloquent and positive to say about getting older.

The Joy of Old Age. (No Kidding.) – NYTimes.com
At 80, I often feel life is about to begin, only to realize it is almost over.