My Favorite Things

  1. maalox and nose drops and needles for knitting,
    walkers and handrails and new dental fittings,
    bundles of magazines tied up in string,

    these are a few of my favorite things.

    cadillacs and cataracts and hearing aids and glasses,
    polident and fixodent and false teeth in glasses,
    pacemakers, golf carts and porches with swings,

    these are a few of my favorite things.

    when the pipes leak,
    when the bones creak,
    when the knees go bad,
    i simply remember my favorite things,
    and then i don't feel so bad.

    hot tea and crumpets, and corn pads for bunions,
    no spicy hot food or food cooked with onions,
    bathrobes and heat pads and hot meals they bring,

    these are a few of my favorite things.

    back pains, confused brains, and no fear of sinnin,
    thin bones and fractures and hair that is thinin,
    and we won't mention our short shrunken frames,
    when we remember our favorite things.

    when the joints ache, when the hips break,
    when the eyes grow dim,
    then i remember the great life i've had,
    and then i don't feel so bad.
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    About sunnygirl272

    Joined: May '02; Posts: 4,130; Likes: 91
    from NY , US


  3. by   sunnygirl272
    ps.. i did borrow this from somewhere, can't remember where....(i am not this creative to make this up
  4. by   shygirl
    This is so cute. I even had the tune in my head as I read this!
    "When the pipes leak, when the bones creak........"
  5. by   babynursewannab
    LOL! I had to sing it as I read it! :chuckle
  6. by   Brian
    Funny, thanks for sharing. No I will probably have this tune in my head all day
  7. by   eltrip
    We have SO much to look forward to as we grow older! I know the memory of these lyrics will linger for at least 10 minutes. Ah, memories are nice, aren't they?

    What were we talking about?
  8. by   micro
    sunnygirl 272...........

    these are a few of my favorite things also

    keep on sunny,

  9. by   ehill
    Am now getting weird looks of my collegues as i've started humming at my computer screen!!!
  10. by   muffie
  11. by   spiceyqueen
    thats gold

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