Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Irony Of A Sweet Life!

I have lost a member of my household, my mother in-law, on June, 2nd, 2011. She has been with us for more than five years. I have managed to bring her home (before she got too sick) on the night of May, 26th and also managed to fulfill my promise to my friend Red Alfa and his spouse - Zen, to accompany them to the marriage feast for their son at Kampung Kebor Besar, Manir, Kuala Trengganu on the May, 29th.
For a week before her departure and three weeks after that.. I am more or less in a haze… too much work at the office with budget and planning cycle in full swing. The atmosphere at home is a tad too sad.. nothing seems right.. my other half still talking about her mother’s last few days…

For so long I have not updated this blog..
I am uploading an article from my group email sent by a friend, Raduan Hj Md Taib (many thank to him). Do forgive me if you have read this material for umpteen times earlier, for I have yet to sit down and get my blogging mood going..

The Irony Of A Sweet Life!

Men:
1. All men are extremely busy.
2. Although they are so busy, they still have time for women.
3. Although they have time for women, they don't really care for them.
4. Although they don't really care for them, they always have one around.
5. Although they always have one around them, they always try their luck with others.

Women:
1. The most important thing for a woman is financial security.
2. Although this is so important, they still go out and buy expensive clothes and stuff.
3. Although they always buy expensive clothes, they never have something to wear.
4. Although they never have something to wear, they always dress beautifully.
5. Although they always dress beautifully, their clothes are always just "an old rag".
6. Although their clothes are always "just an old rag", they still expect you to compliment them.
7. Although they expect you to compliment them, when you do, they don't believe you.

Wisdom:
ONE FINE DAY, I TOOK A LOOK AT MY WIFE AND SAID, "HONEY, 30 YEARS AGO WE HAD A CHEAP APARTMENT, A CHEAP CAR, SLEPT ON SOFA BED AND WATCHED A 10-INCH BLACK AND WHITE TV, BUT I GOT TO SLEEP EVERY NIGHT WITH A HOT 22 YEAR-OLD BLOND."
"NOW WE HAVE A RM 1000,000.00 HOME, A FEW CARS WORTH 1000,000.00, NICE BIG BED AND PLASMA SCREEN TV AND FIVE SUCCESSFUL CHILDREN BUT I'M SLEEPING WITH A 52 YEAR-OLD WOMAN. IT SEEMS TO ME THAT YOU ARE NOT HOLDING UP YOUR SIDE OF THINGS."

MY WIFE IS A VERY REASONABLE WOMAN.
SHE TOLD ME TO GO OUT AND FIND A HOT 22 YEAR-OLD BLOND AND SHE WOULD MAKE SURE THAT I WOULD ONCE AGAIN BE LIVING IN A CHEAP APARTMENT, DRIVING A CHEAP VOLKSWAGEN CAR, SLEEPING ON A SOFA BED AND WATCHING A 10-INCH BLACK AND WHITE TV.



Volkswagen cars ( both pictures are from Google)


AREN'T OLDER WOMEN GREAT? THEY REALLY KNOW HOW TO SOLVE YOUR MID-LIFE CRISIS.


Have a nice productive day.

20 comments:

Cat-from-Sydney said...

Naughty Ayoh Wang! I hope YOU are not having mid-life crisis. purrr....meow!

Al-Fatihah for your mother-in-law. Wish we had known then. May she be blessed and bersama roh orang-orang yang soleh.

Wan Sharif said...

No.. I am not having mid-life crisis, Alhamdulillah.. :))
Thank you for kind wish and your kind Al-Fatihah recital..

The Tea Drinker said...

innalillah. and al-fatihah for your mother in law.

as for the sweetlife, its areally nice way of putting the rat-race into view.

Wan Sharif said...

Dear TTD,
Thank you for your kind comments and alFatihah recital..
Life (read: the rat race) has to go on and I have to get my blogging mood swinging again ;)).

Lili said...

Salam Ayoh Wang,

*So sorry to hear about your m-i-l. Al-Fatihah...

Really..I'm not in my blogging mood just yet. But reading this makes me want to write and write and write!

Hehehe...are older women great? ;)

Wan Sharif said...

Waa'laikumussalam Lili,
Thank you for your kind AlFatihah.
Oh you are not in your blogging mood yet.. then how come you recent posing looks great!.. Whatever do keep writing;))
Well, older women sure know how to solve men's mid life crisis ;D

School Of Tots said...

Al-Fatihah to arwah.

Hmmm...on the other side, imagine a good looking guy in the 50s with tons of money...it will be a good compliment if a good looking chick on his side, dont you think? take Dato K & CT for example...hmmm.

Pak Zawi said...

Awang,
AlFatihah for your MIL.
Life is such, we have our phases even for pensioners like me with ample time on my hands.
Wish you success in all your endeavours especially the food production side as their price is shooting up daily and we could do better by producing some of our needs on our own.

Ezza said...

Ayoh Wang

Alfatihah buat MIL you

Saya tergelak baca ni..mohon copy ya ...

Wan Sharif said...

School of Tots,
Thank you for the AlFatihah..
It will appear to be complimentary all right.. only God and they know how compatible they actually are.. in term of thought, experience, energy level, agility , suppleness etceteras.
Maybe it is a worthwhile effort for some to find out.. moi? je reste tranquille !

Wan Sharif said...

Dear Brother Zawi,
Thank you for the Al-Fatihah and for stopping and dropping kind comments.
Thank you very much for the wish.. Have yet to taste success on that front.. Maybe in the Allah's view.. it is yet to be.. as for you.. you have that "painting" as a productive past time;) Then again if you have a small plot of land.. there is a lot that can be done/achieve.. on food production side (from my browsing so far) ;).

Wan Sharif said...

Ezza,
Thank you for Al-Fatihah.. Glad to know that you have enjoyed it..salin lah! saya pun dapat dari kawan juga ;)).

mamasita said...

Sad dengar pasal your MIL.
My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Al-Fatihah.

As to the article below..HILARIOUS!!!

Wan Sharif said...

Thank you for the Al-Fatihah and the condolences.. My MIL has been bed ridden for some years and her sufferings at times were too much for us to watch.. So in final analysis, maybe it is for the better..
She died so peacefully, as if she was going for her daily nap that most of us who were there hardly realized when was her last breath..
May Allah's Maghfirah and Rahmah be with her and us Sokmo .
Glad to know you find the article hilarious ;)

Kama At-Tarawis said...

alfatihah diatas pemergian ibu mertua/ semoga Allah swt merahmati rohnya dan menempatkannya dikalangan roh mereka yg beriman.

indeed, older women just know what to say... heheh.. just yesterday pakabu said: 'we hv been married for 10 years. see, i don't even hv the 7-yr itch.." my answer: "that's because you know which side the bread is buttered. 7-yr itch kalo, it's adios amigos with no hesitation.." gila gelak nervous giteww..lol

Wan Sharif said...

Thank you for stopping & your alfatihah and may Allah accept your do'a.
Wow.. you discussed about the
7-yr itch with your other half!.." No wonder you can go 'gila gelak nervous giteww..' Can see from your writing that you two are a very loving couple.. May Allah bless you two with long compatible life with abundant laughter & rezeki and shower you with his Magfirah ...

Uncle Lee said...

Hi Wan Sharif, regret read of yours and wife's sad loss.
Always sad to lose someone close.
May she rest in peace.

I really enjoyed read your humorous jokes here. Very true. Ha ha.
Best regards, Lee.

Wan Sharif said...

Brother Lee,
Thank you for you kind comment on our current bereavement. Glad to know you had enjoyed the joke.. some of my colleagues at the office also said that some has been very creative to come with this true life joke.
Stay young and a nice day, Lee.

slmanar said...

Begitulah Ayah Wang. Nak kata apa pun tak guna selain dari Alfathihah dan doa untuknya dan yang lain lain mendahului kita. Ada say ingat Ayah Wang cakap fasal arwah. Tak terfikirlah sudah berat. Seperti my MIL. Dah tiga bulan. Kakakpun selalu pergi mari tengok dia. Sekarang pun dia disana, tengok tengok. Saya nak pergi selalu pun tugas harian dengan budak budak banyak sangat.

Sekali lagi singgah kita minum kopilah ia? Kalau ada keropk kita goreng. Nok beri pitih takdok banyok.

Wan Sharif said...

Terima kasih banyyok Abang Hassan untuk AlFatihah dan doa untuk arwah.
Saya selalu terperasan bila kakak ke KKB. kesian pun ada juga kat kakak..berjauhan dari ibu tercinta yang sakit.. macam kami walau pun lama(5 tahun +) MIL bersama kami..
Apa pun bawak banyak bersabar dan tawakkal