Wives and mothers beware! There is a common affliction that affects most men and many children. Prolonged exposure to an open refrigerator can lead to Refigerator Blindness. We see it all the time. Our husbands/children will walk over to the refrigerator, open the door and stare for a few minutes at which time we will hear a yell ...
"Where's the ketchup?" "It's in there!" "I can't see it." Refrigerator Blindness.
In my household Refrigerator Blindness has metastasized.
"We're out of sugar." "Look in the pantry." "I can't see it!" Pantry Blindness.
"Where's the can opener?" "In the drawer." "I can't see it!" Utencil Drawer Blindness.
"Where are my car keys?" "Look in the refrigerator." Alzheimer's.