Your husband finds unopened cans of tuna in the fridge, fresh carrots in the freezer, and an open jar of canned peaches in the cupboard. All put away by . . . . . . you! (true story)
Could it be a brain tumor? Multi-personality disorder? An early onset of Alzheimer's?
Perhaps it's because I spend so much of my time in la-la land, thinking up stories, characters, events, dialogue, and scenarios. Add to that the chaos children naturally bring to a person's life and what do you get? One distracted individual who removes clothes from the dryer only to put them back in the washer.
Perhaps I should be grateful I haven't tried to put a diaper on my eight-year-old and stick my two-year-old on the school bus.