After 17 years of marriage, a man dumped his wife for a younger woman.
luxury apartment was in his name, and he wanted to remain there with his
new love. So he asked the wife to move out, and then he would buy her
another place. The wife agreed to this, but asked that she be given
three days on her own there, to pack up her things. While he was gone,
the first day she lovingly put her personal belongings into boxes and
crates and suitcases.
On the second day, she had the movers come and collect her things.
On the third day,
she sat down for the last time at their candlelit dining table, soft
music playing in the background, and feasted on a pound of shrimp and a
bottle of Chardonnay. When she had finished, she went into each room and
deposited a few of the resulting shrimp shells into the hollow of the
curtain rods. She then cleaned up the kitchen and left.
The husband came
back with his new girl, and all was bliss for the first few days. Then
it started, slowly but surely. Clueless, the man could not explain why
the place smelled so bad. They tried everything: they cleaned &
mopped and aired the place out. Vents were checked for dead rodents,
carpets were steam cleaned, Air fresheners were hung everywhere.
Exterminators were brought, the carpets were replaced, and on it went.
could take it no more and decided to move. The moving company arrived
and did a very professional packing job, taking everything to their new
home…including the curtain rods.