|Tiptoeing through the 60s (standard:humor, 910 words)|
|Author: Godspenman||Added: Jul 24 2011||Views/Reads: 1397/818||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|Now that I have safely escaped the infamous 50-something stage of life, I am carefully testing the waters before me. They look calm, but you never can be sure. Moreover, at this juncture of my life I am in no mood for taking chances.|
Click here to read the first 75 lines of the story good and long with mouthwash, turned off the light and headed back for bed. From the other side of the bed I heard another moan, "Were you brushing your teeth?" "No," I muttered incoherently, "I got a drink of tea from the kitchen." "You shouldn't drink tea before you go to bed, it'll make you go to the bathroom." I soon fell asleep but was awakened with a very urgent need to go to the bathroom. In a panic I stumbled out of bed, could not find my slippers, my bathrobe was nowhere to be found but I had to go to the bathroom. The next thing I remember the alarm clock was ringing and it was seven o'clock in the morning. I still do not know if I ever went to the bathroom but now I know why older men go to the bathroom so often during the night. That morning in my devotions, I read from the Psalms. "I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread" (Psalm 37:25 KJV). I am thinking this 60-something is going to require some fancy footwork. Tweet
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