Monday, July 15, 2013

OBSERVATIONS OF GROWING OLDER

Your kids are becoming you...and you don't like them
...but your grandchildren are perfect!

~Going out is good.
Coming home is better!

~When people say you look "Great"...
they add "for your age!"

~When you needed the discount, you paid full price.
Now you get discounts on everything...
movies, hotels, flights, but you're too tired to use them!

~You forget names ... but it's OK
because other people forgot
they even knew you!!!

~The 5 pounds you wanted to lose
is now 15 and you have a better chance
of losing your keys than the 15 pounds.

~You realize you're never going
to be really good at anything ... especially golf.

~Your spouse is counting on you
to remember things you don't remember.

~The things you used to care to do,
you no longer care to do,
but you really do care that you
don't care to do them anymore.


~Your husband/wife sleeps better on a lounge chair
with the TV blaring than he/she does in bed.
It's called his "pre-sleep".

~Remember when your mother said,
"Wear clean underwear in case you GET in an accident"?
Now you bring clean underwear in case you HAVE an accident!

~You used to say,
"I hope my kids GET married..
Now, "I hope they STAY married!"

~You miss the days when everything worked
with just an "ON" and "OFF" switch..

~When GOOGLE, ipod, email, modem ...
were unheard of, and a mouse was something
that made you climb on a table.

~You used to use more 4 letter words ...
"what?".."when?"...  ???

~Now that you can afford
expensive jewelry, it's not safe to wear it anywhere.

~You have a night out with the guys,
but home by 9:00 P.M.  Next week it will be 8:30 P.M.

~You read 100 pages into a book before you realize you've read it.

~What used to be freckles are now liver spots.
~Everybody whispers.


            ~Now that your husband/wife has retired ...
you'd give anything if he'd find a job!

~You have 3 sizes of clothes in your closet ...
2 of which you will never wear.

~~~~But old is good in some things:
old songs,
old TV shows, 
old movies,
old cars,
old motorcycles, 
And best of all, OLD FRIENDS!! 

Send this on to other "Old Friends!" and
let them laugh in AGREEMENT!!!

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