Monday, August 07, 2006

They mock me...

I've always been fortunate enough to have perfect eyesight... That is until NOW!!!

I never REALLY believed, but it's TRUE!!! You turn 40 and everything starts to go straight down the crapper! I can vividly remember the days when I used to be able to thread a needle without cursing... Not anymore, now I have to reach for the 'GLASSES'... They're not as much an aide for seeing but more of a reminder that I'm getting old. Not only that but the case mocks me every time I open it up to retrieve my specs... C'mon, is it just me or does that say S A D on the interior cover of my glasses case? So every time I try to do something with my bleery old eyes I stubbornly refuse to give in and be mocked by an inanimate object... That is until I poke myself with the sewing needle 6 or 7 times... Then I relent... Grab the case and quickly open it... In that same instant I say out loud, "SHUT-UP... I KNOW!"... Because it's simply stating the truth.
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Blogger M said...

ha,ha too funny!

7:20 AM, August 08, 2006  
Blogger Margie Blystone said...

And... S A D at the same time M.
ha! ha!

9:13 AM, August 08, 2006  
Anonymous Linda J. said...

how's this for old eyes - it looks like "S A V" to me. Does that mean "saved" by the glasses? I've worn mine since I was 7, and you know I have kids your age. How about wearing STRONG glasses and then using a magnifying glass to thread a needle. Now that's SAD.

2:20 AM, August 11, 2006  
Blogger Margie Blystone said...

HA! Saved by the glasses! I guess I shouldn't comoplain having had good eyes for at least 40 yrs.

6:52 AM, August 11, 2006  

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