Tuesday, October 26, 2010

"O" Is For Observations" ABC Wednesday

"O Is For..."


ObservatiOns On 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.

~The 5 pOunds yOu wanted tO lOse
is nOw 15 and yOu have a better chance
Of lOsing yOur keys than the 15 pOunds.

~Your spOuse is cOunting On yOu
tO remember things yOu dOn't remember.

~YOur spOuse sleeps better On a lOunge chair
with the TV blaring than he 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 miss the days when everything wOrked
with just an "ON" and "OFF" switch..

~NOw that yOu can affOrd
expensive jewelry, it's nOt safe tO wear it anywhere.

~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.

~YOu have 3 sizes Of clOthes in yOur clOset ....
2 of which yOu will never wear.

~But Old is gOOd in sOme things:

Old BOOks
Old sOngs
Old mOvies
 

And best Of all OLD FRIENDS!!



             TO read mOre ObservatiOns fOr "O" day click belOw.

22 comments:

  1. where did all this time go? How did I get to this age? Oh! well life is good anyway. lol
    Patsy

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  2. Great post for the O Day -- unfortunately, I can so relate! And, yes, where did the time go???? Hope your week is going well, I'm still trying to remember mine???

    Sylvia

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  3. I love these Observations! SO true!

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  4. I lOve your take on the letter O, just perfect!!
    ABC Wednesday: O

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  5. O! Lovely phOtO! Fun pOem! :O

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  6. LOL, Ann. I can always read a book I've read before because even if the beginning seems familiar, I can't remember the ending.
    Good post for O day.

    Kay, Alberta

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  7. OH! NO! It's happening to you, tOO? This is a cleverly crafted post - love it!

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  8. WAY too accurate! esp the keys.
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  9. Oh my, you have it all down pat, - I am intimate with all your Observations!

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  10. Hi Ann! I agree with all your observations and I like these best:"~But Old is gOOd in sOme things:
    Old BOOks
    Old sOngs
    Old mOvies
    And best Of all OLD FRIENDS!!"

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  11. oh, outstanding!

    Can't agree more. Old friends are best.

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  12. OMG-those are all too close to the truth! I especially like the one about loosing 5 lbs/15 lbs and loosing my keys!

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  13. Outstanding Observations on Old Age! I am still puzzled that they can now apply to me! me?!
    HelenMac, ABC team

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  14. Not quite there yet, but getting there!

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  15. Yes, yes, yes! Husband is asleep on the settee as I type and has been for about 4 hours! Then he has the nerve to be sarcastic when he gets up at 7am and I sleep until 9. Cheek!

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  16. A BIG "OOOO" THANK YOU TO ALL, FOR COMMENTING AND THE ENCOURAGEMENT.

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  17. Wow! It is so encouraging to read posts like yours - truly inspirational and so creative - a real ABC follower!
    Thanks so much for contributing such a well thought out post. I really appreciate the hard work and thinking behind it.

    Denise
    ABC Team

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