Archive for June 4th, 2008
Today I am feeling marginally better. I have a fair idea what’s wrong and an even fairer idea how to fix it.
Sorry for being so vague. I hate it when people are all cryptic. Give me details or shut up about it already. And now I’m guilty of doing it, so let me leave it at that, work on fixing what’s wrong and report back on it when it’s all sorted. And not mention it again till then
I’m feeling better enough to have had a little chuckle at the following, anyway…
One day, Farmer Bob is in town picking up supplies for his farm.
He stops by the hardware store and picks up a bucket and an
anvil, then stops by the livestock dealer to buy a couple of
chickens and a goose.
Farmer Bob, realizing he must find a way to carry all of his
purchases home, asks the livestock clerk for advice.
The livestock clerk says, “Why don’t you put the anvil in the
bucket, carry the bucket in one hand, put a chicken under each
arm and carry the goose in your other hand?”
“Hey, thanks!” says Farmer Bob, and off he goes.
While walking he meets a young woman. She tells him she is lost,
and asks, “Can you tell me how to get to 1515 Mockingbird Lane?”
Farmer Bob says, “Well, as a matter of fact, I’m going to visit
my brother at 1616 Mockingbird Lane. Let’s take a short cut and
go down this alley. We’ll save half the time to get there.”
The girl says, “How do I know that when we get into the alley you
won’t hold me up against the wall, pull up my skirt and ravish
Farmer Bob says, “I’m carrying a bucket, an anvil, two chickens
and a goose. How in the world could I possibly hold you up
against the wall and do that?”
The girl replies, “Set the goose down, put the bucket over the
goose, put the anvil on top of the bucket, and I’ll hold the