A family finally had to put their frail, elderly grandmother into a
nursing home. They left, hoping she would be well cared for.
The first morning, the nurses bathed her,
fed her a tasty breakfast,
and set her in a chair at a window
overlooking a lovely flower garden.
She seemed okay, but after a while she slowly started to tilt sideways
her chair. Two attentive nurses immediately rushed up to catch her and
straighten her up.
Again she seemed okay, but after a while she slowly started to tilt over
to her other side. The nurses rushed back and once more brought her
This went on all day.
That evening, the family arrived to see how the old lady was adjusting
her new home.
"So Ma, how is it here?
Are they treating you alright?"
"It's pretty nice," she replied.
"Except they won't let me fart!"