Thursday, 8 April 2010

Sharing in Marriage

He unwrapped the plain hamburger and carefully cut it in half, placing one half in front of his wife.
He then carefully counted out the French fries, dividing them into two piles and neatly placed one pile in front of his wife.

He took a sip of the drink, his wife took a sip and then set the cup down between them . As he began to eat his few bites of hamburger, the people around them were looking over and whispering.
Obviously they were thinking, 'That poor old couple - all they can afford is one meal for the two of them.'

As the man began to eat his fries a young man came to the table and politely offered to buy another meal for the old couple.. The old man said, they were just fine - they were used to sharing everything.

People closer to the table noticed the little old lady hadn't eaten a bite. She sat there watching her husband eat and occasionally taking turns sipping the drink.
Again, the young man came over and begged them to let him buy another meal for them.

This time the o ld woman said 'No, thank you, we are used to sharing everything.'
Finally, as the old man finished and was wiping his face neatly with the napkin, the young man again came over to the little old lady who had yet to eat a single bite of food and asked

'What is it you are waiting for?'

She answered

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Von said...

AHHHHHaa!Didn't see that one people who work with the olds!!

Kath said...

Yep, that's a true story Von :D :D

C.J.Duffy said...

hI kATH,

Thanks for all your input here. I have been on holiday of late and then rather busy trying to get my books published.

Your sense of fun is just what this site needed so thanks.

I will be over to visit you soon! (Promise)