Saturday, June 04, 2011

Friday Night Funnies: The Silent Treatment

I love this one because we have at one point in our relationships done the silent treatment, but this one steps it up a notch:

The Silent Treatment

A man and his wife were having some problems at home and were giving each other the silent treatment.
Suddenly, the man realized that the next day,
he would need his wife to wake him at 5:00 AM for an early morning business flight.

Not wanting to be the first to break the silence (and LOSE), he wrote on a piece of paper,
'Please wake me at 5:00 AM ' He left it where he knew she would find it.
The next morning, the man woke up, only to discover it was 9:00 AM and he had missed his flight.
Furious, he was about to go and see why his wife hadn't wakened him,
when he noticed a piece of paper by the bed.
The paper said, 'It is 5:00 AM. Wake up.'
Men are not equipped for these kinds of contests.
A True Story About Lawn Care:

God said: "Frank, you know all about gardens and nature. What in the world is going on down there on the planet? What happened to the dandelions, violets,  milkweeds  and stuff I started eons ago? I had a perfect no-maintenance garden plan. Those plants grow in any type of soil, withstand drought and multiply with abandon. The nectar from the long-lasting blossoms attracts butterflies, honey bees and flocks of songbirds. I expected to see a vast garden of colors by now. But, all I see are these green rectangles."

   It's the tribes that settled there, Lord. The Suburbanites. They started calling your flowers 'weeds' and went to great lengths to kill them and replace them with grass.

   Grass? But, it's so boring. It's not colorful. It doesn't attract butterflies, birds and bees; only grubs and sod worms. It's sensitive to temperatures. Do these Suburbanites really want all that grass growing there?

   Apparently so, Lord. They go to great pains to grow it and keep it green. They begin each spring by fertilizing grass and poisoning any other plant that crops up in the lawn.

   The spring rains and warm weather probably make grass grow really fast. That must make the Suburbanites happy.

   Apparently not, Lord. As soon as it grows a little, they cut it-sometimes twice a week.

   They cut it? Do they then bale it like hay?

   Not exactly, Lord. Most of them rake it up and put it in bags.

   They bag it? Why? Is it a cash crop? Do they sell it?

   No, Sir, just the opposite. They pay to throw it away.

   Now, let me get this straight. They fertilize grass so it will grow. And, when it does grow, they cut it off and pay to throw it away?

   Yes, Sir.

   These Suburbanites must be relieved in the summer when we cut back on the rain and turn up the heat. That surely slows the growth and saves them a lot of work.

   You aren't going to believe this, Lord. When the grass stops growing so fast, they drag out hoses and pay more money to water it, so they can continue to mow it and pay to get rid of it.

   What nonsense. At least they kept some of the trees. That was a sheer stroke of genius, if I do say so myself. The trees grow leaves in the spring to provide beauty and shade in the summer. In the autumn, they fall to the ground and form a natural blanket to keep moisture in the soil and protect the trees and bushes. It's a natural cycle of life.

   You better sit down, Lord. The Suburbanites have drawn a new circle. As soon as the leaves fall, they rake them into great piles and pay to have them hauled away.

   No!? What do they do to protect the shrub and tree roots in the winter to keep the soil moist and loose?

   After throwing away the leaves, they go out and buy something which they call mulch. They haul it home and spread it around in place of the leaves.

   And where do they get this mulch?

   They cut down trees and grind them up to make the mulch.

   Enough! I don't want to think about this anymore. St. Catherine, you're in charge of the arts. What movie have you scheduled for us tonight?

   'Dumb and Dumber', Lord. It's a story about....

   Never mind, I think I just heard the whole story from St. Francis
Dear President Obama:

I am writing today with a somewhat unusual request. First and foremost, I am asking that you return America to its August 20th, 1959 borders so that Hawaii is no longer a state and you are no longer a citizen.

Your BFF,

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
It really pains me to put up a smart cat video, but here it is:

A man is sitting at home on the porch with his wife, and he says, "I love you."

She asks, "Is that you or the beer talking?"

He replies, "It's me..........talking to the beer."

 Like  most folks in this country, I have a job. I work, they pay  me.

I pay my taxes & the  government distributes my taxes as it sees fit.

In order to get  that paycheck, in my case, I am required to pass  a random urine test (with which I have no  problem).

What I do have a  problem with is the distribution of my taxes to  people who don't have to pass a urine test.

So, here is my question: Shouldn't one  have to pass a urine test to get a welfare check  because I have to pass one to earn it for them?
Please understand, I have no problem  with helping people get back on their  feet.

I  do, on the other hand, have a problem with  helping someone sitting on their BUTT----doing  drugs while I work.

Can you imagine how much  money each state would save if people had to  pass a urine test to get a public assistance  check?
I guess we could call the program 


P.S.  Just a thought, all politicians  should  have to pass a urine test  too!
I Have always wanted one of those all terrain 4 wheelers so I could go places I could never get to before, now that I am  in retirement.........Finally I got it!    Probably won't be answering my e mails for a while, as I plan to be out  4 wheelin'............

Hoping to get two of these couch potatoes soon:

Crazy cold here, hope my tomato plants survive! Was at my son's "big band night", he looked awesome in his tux. This is the last time I will hear him play the trombone, sad. His school days are ending, I wonder how he grew up so fast on me?

1 comment:

West Coast Teddi said...

Sorry about the cold!! we are finaly going to break +20 today. Been a long long winter on the west/wet coast!!

Thanks for the FNF - always a great start to a Saturday!!