How Rude!


A friend sent me this list today...I can't think why.


PERKS OF GETTING OLDER


1. Kidnappers are not very interested in you.

2. In a hostage situation you are likely to be released first.

3. No one expects you to run- anywhere.

4. People call at 9 PM and ask, “Did I wake you?”

5. People no longer view you as a hypochondriac.

6. There is nothing left to learn the hard way.

7. Things you buy now won't wear out.

8. You can eat supper at 4 PM.

9. You can live without sex but not your glasses.

10. You get into heated arguments about pension plans.

11. You no longer think of speed limits as a challenge.

12. You stop trying to hold your stomach in no matter who walks into the room.

13. Your eyes won't get much worse.

14. Your investment in health insurance is finally beginning to pay off.

15. Your joints are more accurate than the weather forecast.

16. Your secrets are safe with your friends because they can't remember them either.

17. Your supply of brain cells is finally down to manageable size.

18. The neighbours won’t notice when you have a party.

19. You enjoy hearing about other people’s operations.

20. You can't remember who sent you this list in the first place.

(Well, I can actually and may have to strike you from my Christmas card list)

Oh, please say t'isn't so I beg thee...


(PS - I've been fiddling with m'templates, in case you hadn't noticed, and find this one rather easy on the eye. Not that I NEED to find templates that are easy on the eye, you understand, my eyesight's fine - when I've got my contacts in or my glasses on, it's just...oh forget it.)

Comments

Alis said…
Liking the new look v. much Karen. I don't think you or I need to worry about the list yet but I may print it off for when I next visit my parents, I think they might be amused! (Should that be, I hope they'll be amused...?)
Debs said…
I loved the list and the scary thing is that I can relate to so many of them! The new template looks good too.
Lane said…
Ooh your new page threw me for a minute. Had to get my specs and peer closely and make sure I was in the right place. Is that an age thing too?
HelenMH said…
I knew there had to be an upside to getting older. Bring it on!
Anna said…
I like the new look!

and yeah, need the glasses... sex? huh? :)))
Leigh said…
A pensioner was driving down the motorway when his mobile rang. Answering the call, he heard his wife's voice urgently warning him.

"Wilfred, I just heard on the news that there's a car going the wrong way on the M25. Please be careful."

"I'll tell you what," said Wilfred, "There's not just one car, There's hundreds of them."
Sarah Dunnakey said…
This is a scary list. I'm sure I'm not that old but so many of them apply already.

At one of our parties last year I did wonder at one point why I had bothered to warn the neighbours. Then My Man put some AC/DC on, the beer barrel sprang a leak and men queued up to lie underneath it to catch the overflow, and someone made pavement pizza outside - I felt that we were at least making an effort!

Like the new look by the way. Don't know how many Excellent Blogger awards you already have but there's another waiting for you over at mine, and well deserved it is too. Maybe after you receive a certain number of then you could get a special flashing one.
Moondreamer said…
There is nothing left to learn the hard way? God, I hope not! But I can relate to almost all the others ... thanks, Karen, this made me giggle lots.

I have tagged you for a meme, a fab new picture meme ... for your fab new look!

I love Sarah's idea of you getting a special flashing award!

:o)
Maddie Moon said…
It's all looking very grown-up and posh over here, Karen? I'm impressed. Not so with that list! It's not a lot to look forward to, is it?
Great new look, very sexy.
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Whilst sitting at the hairdressers yesterday afternoon overheard the conversation between the young trendy male stylist (aged about 18)and his female client. Their topic of conversation was music from the olden days, yes you guessed it, the Punk era. PLEASE! TFX
Annieye said…
Very funny. Gave me a quiet titter at work this afternoon!

The IT police have other fish to fry now so we can breathe out again .....
liz fenwick said…
sbyhGave me my chuckle for the day :-)