A bit of silliness
Getting older is a pain. I’ve just been in for an eye test. It’s depressing.
The only good news is that I’ve still got two.
The optician was so young I think he had to rush the test because it was time for his morning nap. I wasn’t sure he really knew what he was doing. He didn’t fill me with confidence.
He asked me if I had noticed any problems. I told him I was short-sighted.
He took me outside and pointed up – ‘What’s that?’ he asked.
‘That’s the sun,’ I replied, a little baffled.
‘How far do you want to see,’ he demanded, acting as if I was wasting his time.
Grudgingly he examined my eyes.
‘Do you have a kayak?’ he asked.
‘No,’ I told him.
‘Shame,’ he replied, ‘because you got cataracts.’
The long and short of it is that I’ve got to have new…
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