Elderly man plans to finish his chore list, then old age gets him


Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. –
Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder.

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This is how it manifests:

I decide to water my garden.
As I turn on the hose in the driveway,
I look over at my car and decide it needs washing.

As I start toward the garage,
I notice mail on the porch table that
I brought up from the mail box earlier.

I decide to go through the mail before I wash the car.

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I lay my car keys on the table,
put the junk mail in the garbage can under the table,
and notice that the can is full.

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