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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The Elders . . .

While on a road trip, an elderly couple stopped
at a roadside restaurant for lunch.

After finishing their meal, they left the
restaurant, and resumed their trip.

When leaving, the elderly woman unknowingly
left her glasses on the table, and she didn't
miss them until they had been driving for
about forty minutes.

By then, to add to the aggravation, they
had to travel quite a distance before
they could find a place to turn around,
in order to return to the restaurant to
retrieve her glasses.

All the way back, the elderly husband
became the classic grouchy old man.
He fussed and complained, and scolded
his wife relentlessly during the entire
return drive. The more he chided her,
the more agitated he became.

He just wouldn't let up for a single minute.

To her relief, they finally arrived at the restaurant.

As the woman got out of the
car, and hurried inside to retrieve her
glasses, the old geezer yelled to her,
While you're in there, you might as well
get my hat and the credit card.

This coming week is National Senior Mental
Health Week. You can do YOUR part by
remembering to contact at least one
unstable Senior to show you care.

I have now done MY part.

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