Loving wife...

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  1. tRustyK5

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    > > > > > > > >An elderly man lay dying in his bed.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >In death's final agony, as he started to slip away,
    > > > > > > > he suddenly smelled the
    > > > > > > > >aroma of his favourite chocolate chip cookies
    > > > > > > > wafting up the stairs.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >He gathered his remaining strength and lifted
    > > > > > > > himself from the bed. Leaning
    > > > > > > > >against the wall, he slowly made his way out of the
    > > > > > > > bedroom,
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >and with even greater effort forced himself down
    > > > > > > > the stairs.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >Gripping the railing with both hands, he crawled
    > > > > > > > downstairs defying the
    > > > > > > > >pull of Morpheus. With laboured
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >breath, he leaned against the door frame, gazing
    > > > > > > > into the kitchen. Were it
    > > > > > > > >not for the immense pain caused
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >by his extreme exertions he would have thought
    > > > > > > > himself already in heaven
    > > > > > > > >for there spread out upon waxed paper
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >on the kitchen table were hundreds of his favourite
    > > > > > > > chocolate chip cookies.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >Was it heaven? Or was it one final act of heroic
    > > > > > > > love from his devoted
    > > > > > > > >wife, seeing to it that he left this world a happy
    > > > > > > > man? Mustering one great
    > > > > > > > >final effort,
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >with tears in his eyes, he threw himself toward the
    > > > > > > > table.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >Landing on his knees in a rumpled posture. His
    > > > > > > > parched lips parted: the
    > > > > > > > >wondrous taste of the sweet biscuit was already
    > > > > > > > mentally in his mouth,
    > > > > > > > >seemingly bringing
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >him back to life. He felt renewed strength pulsate
    > > > > > > > through his body. The
    > > > > > > > >aged and withered hand trembled on it's way to one
    > > > > > > > lone biscuit at the edge
    > > > > > > > >of the table,
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >when it was suddenly smacked with a spatula by his
    > > > > > > > wife....
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >...................................
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    > > > > > > > >...................................
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    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >"[censored] off," she said, "they're for the funeral."
     
  2. thatK30guy

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