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Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder - a nasty disease which comes to us all in time.

I've recently been diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. (Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder) It manifests itself this way...

Last Saturday I decided to wash my car. As I pick up my car keys and start toward the garage I notice there is mail on the hall table. I decide to go through the mail before I wash the car.

I lay my car keys down on the table, separate the junk mail from the invoices, and put the junk mail in the rubbish basket under the table. I see the basket is full.

I decide to put the invoices back on the table and take out the rubbish but then I think, since I'm going to be near the post box when I take out the rubbish, I may as well go ahead and pay the invoices now.

I pick my cheque book up off the table, and see that there is only one cheque left. My extra cheques are in my desk in the study, so I go to my desk where I find the can of Coke that I had been drinking earlier.

I pick up the Coke to move it aside so I don't accidentally knock it over and notice that it's getting warm, so I decide to put it in the refrigerator.

As I head toward the kitchen with the Coke a vase of flowers on the bookcase catches my eye--they need to be watered.