It’s not memory/alzheimers, it’s simply MAN and “NOT BOTHERING TO LISTEN”
1. Dad: Can I help?
Me: Please can you get me the two oval serving bowls.
Dad: *comes back with two sideplates.* “is this them?”
Me: No, the two oval serving bowls
dad: *comes back with two soup bowls (round)* “Is this them?”
Me: No. The two oval serving bowls
Dad: Well, I’ve never seen any oval serving bowls in this house, in my life.
Me: Ok. Don’t worry. *goes into dining room retrieves them in 2 seconds.”
2. Dad: “What would you like for dessert” (after I’ve cooked, as usual)
Me: “I’d like a yogurt please.”
Dad: *comes back with an orange.* “Couldn’t find any yogurts. Where are they?”
Me: “There are 20 yogurts in the fridge.”
Dad: *comes back with packet of biscuits* “No, there’s no yogurts in there.”
Me: *not giving up* “Yes, there are. I bought them this morning.”
Dad: *eventually comes back with a yogurt. “I could only find one.”
Me: Headdesk.© Copyright 2011 Erastes, All rights Reserved. Written For: Erastes