Getting Old Ain't for Sissies!

A couple in their nineties are both having problems
remembering things.
They decide to go to the doctor for a checkup and the
doctor tells them
that they're physically okay, but they might want to
start writing
things down to help them remember.

Later that night while watching TV, the old man gets
up from his chair.
His wife asks, "Where are you going?"

"To the kitchen" he replies.

"Will you get me a bowl of ice cream?"


"Don't you think you should write it down so you can
remember it?" she

"No, I can remember it."

"Well, I'd like some strawberries on top, too. You'd
better write it
down because you know you'll forget it."

He says, "I can remember that! You want a bowl of ice
cream with

"I'd also like whipped cream. I'm certain you'll
forget that, so you'd
better write it down!" she retorts.

Irritated, he says, "I don't need to write it down, I
can remember it!
Leave me alone! Ice cream with strawberries and
whipped cream - I got
it, for
goodness sake!" Then he grumbles into the kitchen.

After about 20 minutes the old man returns from the
kitchen and hands
his wife a plate of bacon and eggs.

She stares at the plate for a moment and says -
"Where's my toast?


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