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I'm a mother of four grandmother of seven and great grandmother of three. I live with my husband in the house that we built with the help of my brothers and will have been married for 57 years this February.

Friday, October 1, 2010


This is what I saw out of my front door this morning. The sky is overcast and my soft maple tree is shedding its leaves in a pale yellow carpet.

Have you ever thought how well you see the different shades or hues of colors?  Apparently as we age we don't only get wrinkles, sagging skin, shorter and balder but we also don't see the subtle hues of colors as well as younger people in general. We don't miss what we can't perceive but it is an interesting fact for me anyway.  I thought that since a lot of my (whooping 20 public followers) of my blog are older or close to my age or soon will be there that you might be interested in checking out this theory.

I took the test yesterday and was surprised that I only scored 33.  A score of 0 is perfect. As you have difficulty seeing differences in the color chips the score numbers increases.  I took the test at night when I was tired and I wonder if I took the test again when I'm rested and in the day time, how well I would score.

Note that the first and the last color chips are fixed and cannot be moved.
You are asked to click and drop the color chips to arrange them by hues of color that you see and when you did all the rows, click on Score Test  button at the bottom of the test.  Then you have to click on wether you are male or female and your age group.

1 out of 255 women and 1 out of 12 men have some form of color deficiency.

Here's the link, it would be interesting to see how well you did on the test.

Have a great weekend and thanks for your visit and comments.  JB