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Someone sent me this by is well worth a read and a laugh! Sorry it is so long.

Thank goodness there's a name for this disorder:- Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder……….This is how it manifests:

I decide to water my garden.

As I turn on the hose in the driveway,

I look over at my car and decide it needs washing.

As I start toward the garage,

I notice mail on the porch table that

I brought up from the mail box earlier.

I decide to go through the mail before I wash the car.

I lay my car keys on the table,

put the junk mail in the garbage can under the table,

and notice that the can is full.

So, I decide to put the bills back on the table and take out the garbage first..

But then I think, since I'm going to be near the mailbox when I take out the garbage anyway, I may as well pay the bills first.

I take my cheque book off the table,

and see that there is only one cheque left.

My extra checks are in my desk in the study,

so I go inside the house to my desk where

I find the can of coke I'd 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.

The cola is getting warm,

and I decide to 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 water.

I put the cola on the counter and

discover my reading glasses that

I've been searching for all morning.

I decide I 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 spot the TV remote.

Someone left it on the kitchen table.

I realize that tonight when we go to watch TV,

I'll be looking for

the remote,

but I won't 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 pour some water in the flowers,

but quite a bit of it spills on the floor.

So, I set the remote back 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 don't have enough water,

there is still only 1 cheque in my cheque book,

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 damn day,

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....

Do me a favour.

Forward this message to everyone you know,

because I don't remember who the hell I've sent it


Don't laugh -- if this isn't you yet, your day is coming!!

Graham pointed out that the garden is now flooded! As I did not turn off the hose!

11 Replies

That is very, very funny Lolly !


Oh my goodness this is ringing a few bells,been there done that,quite a few times too Lol


Very good but Offcut put this up 2 days ago! x


Well now you see my problem! I had forgotten where I saw it! This is the sort of thing I do all the time. Lol. Lolly x


:d Lolly x


Lol me to a T! Xx


Love it and I am sure most of us young un's can relate in part to it. Brill.


Hi Lolly2 I enjoyed your post. You seem to be a member of the same group I belong. I too potter from one thing to another and do stupid things. I think it is fun to entertain my family with details of what I've done and even laugh myself. Keep well. Joyce


Morning Lolly, How true that all is, very good,certainly familiar to me, Regards Bulpit


Been there, done that. Join the club!


lol think? Iv'e heard a version of this before but not sure (memory not what it was) - anyway very good thank you,


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