I'm getting OLD
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Not being able to find your car keys is one thing; having them in your hand and ...
August 5th, 2011 11:35 AM
Fortunately, being a little forgetful is not Alzheimers.
Not being able to find your car keys is one thing; having them in your hand and not being able to figure out what they are is something else entirely.
It is bloody awful frustrating when your spouse hides thing on you, though...
August 5th, 2011 11:38 AM
Heck, I'm 23 and just yesterday forgot my wallet when the wife and I went for an outing. Got about a mile down the road and realized it, so I turned around and went back. As I got out she told me to grab her sunglasses and water bottle. So I went up and grabbed her sunglasses and water bottle, walked out and closed the door. I was about to lock it when I got the overwhelming feeling I'd forgotten something, and then it clicked that I still hadn't grabbed my wallet.
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August 5th, 2011 11:44 AM
I pulled up to a traffic light on a motorcycle a few years ago, stopped, and as the bike began leaning precariously....remembered that I needed to put my feet down.
"The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come." ~ Confucius
August 14th, 2011 02:24 AM
I'm trying to think but nothing happens.'
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“Monsters are real and so are ghosts. They live inside of us, and sometimes they win.”
~ Stephen King
August 14th, 2011 08:38 AM
When you get old, the memory is the second thing to go.
I forgot what the first is.....
How totell when a man is too old:
When he looks at some sweet young thing, and forgets why....
I have dropped my cell a few times without realizing it. Once, a nice young man found it, and called the numbers in the speed dial. One was my wifes cell. We got it back and handsomely rewarded him.
I was in another city 1400 miles from home.
I bought a much better holster for it with a snap and velcro safety strap.
I like a joke a read in readers digest:
"I was in a night club in Newark.
A man bent over and his gun fell out.
All the other patrons were checking their coats to see if the gun was theirs"
August 14th, 2011 11:27 AM
I can relate.
Originally Posted by billfromtx
The other day I was running around to a couple stores, grabbed my 642. When I got home, I noticed it was empty. I had been practicing draws and dry fires the previous day and forgot to reload it.
Socialism: A great Idea...'til you run out of other people's money. Margaret Thatcher
"A man without a gun is a subject, a man with a gun is a citizen."
August 14th, 2011 04:10 PM
uhhh, yeah me too !
Originally Posted by ExactlyMyPoint
Be nice to people--they outnumber you 6.5 billion to 1
August 14th, 2011 04:17 PM
What about looking all over house, car ect looking for your glasses then fianally finding them. On top of your head !!!
Dam, only 48 this is going to get interesting as time goes on.
August 14th, 2011 04:20 PM
Looking for your gun when it is strapped to your ankle??
Looking for your cell phone while you are on it??
Throwing your cell away at a fast food place??
Looking for your glasses while they are on your head??
LOL!!! You guys are killing me! You are old!! I'm glad I'm not as old as you!!! ...............................where did I put my coffee cup......
August 14th, 2011 04:59 PM
Thanks for the laugh Mike, I needed it.
Originally Posted by TN_Mike
Don"t let stupid be your skill set....
And Shepards we shall be, for Thee, my Lord, for Thee,
Power hath descended forth from Thy hand, So that our feet may swiftly carry out thy command,
And we shall flow a river forth to Thee, And teeming with souls shall it ever be,
August 14th, 2011 06:39 PM
At my age, I'm getting a slight case of dementia myself. I don't like all the aches and pains in my joints. I especially don't like having to take 1/2 a Viagra just to take a pee pee...
August 15th, 2011 10:25 PM
My senior moment from yesterday: I had to go to Home Depot yesterday to pick up some electrical connectors for some repairs I was doing on my daughters truck. When I get there and get out of the Jeep I realized I had 2 different shoes on my feet! Ooooops!
August 15th, 2011 11:59 PM
The best thing about getting older...i have concluded...is i just don't give a rip what other folks think about me
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