Friday, May 29, 2009

Random Thoughts II - 2009

Time for another round of Random Thoughts. It's been nearly three months since your last episode, and I try to do one about every ten weeks.


Part the Second

I got a check marked "Insufficient Funds" back from my bank ... in these uncertain economic times, I had to call and ask if they were talking about themselves or me.

I Xeroxed a mirror. Now I have an extra Xerox machine.

If I melted a whole lot of dry ice, could I swim in it and not get wet?

I bought a car with seat heaters. At least I think it has them. The owner's manual says there's a button for a "rear defroster."

One of my favorite bookstores went out of business. The owner posted a sign on his door that read, "Words failed me."

Somebody once asked me how many books I've read in my lifetime. I don't know. I'm not dead, yet.

My Dad once bought me a really cheap dictionary. I couldn't find the words to thank him.

Knowledge is power, but it still won't run my appliances.

There are three types of furniture: Antique, modern, and comfortable.

I think I know why cows always look so sad. They've finally figured out they are actually TWO of the four food groups.

I walked three miles this morning. But only because I forgot where I parked.

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but an onion a day keeps *everybody* away.

They say you need to listen to what your body is telling you. Mine just points and laughs.

[commandeered, captured, coerced, co-opted, cleaned, and credited to Mikey's Funnies, Charlie's Chuckles, Top Greetings, list member Cliff R., Menards, Shoe, Hallmark's Maxine, and the mind of Mark Raymond]


My training for the first phase of the new job is done and I now I start working every Saturday. So that's what I'll be doing tomorrow. Oh, and then probably going to the carnival.

I'll see you on Monday.



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WORDS for YOUR WEEKEND: "Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else." (James M. Barrie)

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