Joke Friday


Joke of the Day - A.A.A.D.D. - Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder.
This is how is manifests itself:

I decide to wash my car. As I start toward to the garage, I notice
that there is mail on the hall table. I decide to go through the
mail before I wash the car.

I lay my car keys down on the table, put the junk mail in the trash
can under the table, and notice that the trash can is full.

So, I decide to put the bills back on the table and take out the
trash first, but then I think that since I’m going to be near the
mailbox when I take out the trash anyway, I may as well pay the bills first.

I take my checkbook off the table and see that there is only one check
left. My extra checks are in my desk in the study, o I go to my
desk where I find the can of Coke that I had been drinking. I’m going
to look for my checks, but first I need to push the Coke aside so that I
don’t accidentally knock it over.

I see that the Coke is getting warm, and I decide I should put it in the
refrigerator to keep it cold.

As I head toward the kitchen with the Coke, a vase of flowers on the
counter catches my eye–they need to be watered.

I set the Coke down on the counter and I discover my reading
glasses that I’ve been searching for all morning.

I decide I’d better put them back on my desk, but first I’m going to
water the flowers.

I set the glasses back down on the counter, fill a container with water,
and suddenly I spot the TV remote. Someone left it on the kitchen table.

I realize that tonight, when we go to watch TV, we will be looking for
the remote, but nobody will remember that it’s on the kitchen table, so
I decide to put it back in the den where it belongs, but first I’ll
water the flowers.

I splash some water on the flowers, but most of it spills on the floor.
So, I set the remote back down on the table, get some towels and wipe up
the spill.

Then I head down the hall trying to remember what I was planning to do.

At the end of the day; the car isn’t washed, the bills aren’t paid,
there is a warm can of Coke sitting on the counter, the flowers aren’t
watered, there is still only one check in my checkbook,

I can’t find the remote, I can’t find my glasses, and I don’t remember
what I did with the car keys.

Then, when I try to figure out why nothing got done today, I’m really
baffled because I know I was busy all day long and I’m really tired. I
realize this is a serious problem, and I’ll try to get some help for it,
but first I’ll check my e-mail.


Crockhead said...

So what's the joke? This is my typical day!

rdl said...

A-law: I know, me too!

The Curmudgeon said...

This is so true to life...

NoVA Dad said...

I agree with Amish on this -- and I certainly don't think age has anything to do with it. I was acting like that in high school!

ipanema said...

lol...nothing done eh? i'm sometimes like this. my organised self is sometimes lost between the mad rush of life and exhaustion. :(

Lorna said...

I was going to leave a comment, but I started to read what other people had written, and it reminded me that I've always wanted to know more about the Amish, so I googled "Amish" and started learning about them, but remembered that I had to do the dishes before Dave got home, because he'd forgotten them, even though today's his dishwashing day and I didn't want to make him feel silly---Dave can be fragile, you know. Not fragile in a physical way, but emotionally, well, you know men. Loved your post, though.

Mary Sheehan Winn said...

LOL I agree with Amishlaw. I've been living this way for years. It's completely normal for me!

kenju said...

Sort of normal for me too! Thanks for the visit.

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