Something has gone horribly wrong in my life.. sigh..
It use to tickle me to no end when my husband and I would go out and he was offered the Senior discount. I teased him unmerciful about it. He being the man he was did not care.. he was over joyed to be getting whatever cheaper.. Did I mention he is a money saver? A fact that has served us well over the years.
I remember when I was in my mid twenty’s I’d get stopped all the time and carded for everything. I would get asked if I was still Sixteen and get the kid prices.. Oh I loved that.. I can however say I never took advantage of that and fessed up to my real age.
Time has not been good to me apparently.. just twenty short years later my life as I know it is over… I was shopping at our local store picking up a few things. I made my way up to the cashier standing there.. she of course was a high school girl.. Yes I can tell , I’m not blind yet.. although everything else seems to be going…
She rang up my order and then handed me the senior discount page and asked me to sign. My mouth fell open and I looked at my dad. I did not touch it.. I mean if she had given it to my dad I would not have been offended… but to me!!! Me.. I looked at dad and said “This is not good. Do I really look 65! Where did it all go wrong?” Sigh…
Of course my husband has got tons of laughter out of it and wants to share with everyone.. Guess who is gonna take his card and start working on this ME.! We will see who is laughing then. Think maybe I can fool Social Security and get a check every month.. I mean I fooled a sixteen year old.. she has to be smarter then most in the government right..
In the end I guess he can tease me if he wants too.. Because I can smile while knowing he will always be six years older then I am…..