Sunday, 3 January 2021

It's Only Icy Where We Walk

    While I have forgotten all kinds of things in my life, I have maintained an amazing capacity for remembering jokes.  As a  kid I was a Cub Scout.  One of the perks of being a Cub was that every month I got a copy of Boy’s Life magazine.  All that I can remember about the Boy’s Life magazine was that on the last page they had lots of jokes.

    One joke I still remember was about two old ladies who went out to their car and discovered it had a flat tire.  One of the women turned to the other and said, “Well, luckily it is only flat on the bottom”.

    In my New Year’s attempt to be optimistic, I thought of that joke this morning when I saw the ice on all of our paths;  “At least it is only icy in the places that we use.”

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  1. I like the path though...looks like interesting territory.

  2. Take the path less trodden on. Might be good for the new year. You've started already ,with a turn to optimism. It is hard on an optimist to be around a pessimist, we always see the good and try to explain to them the bright side, but they seem to not want to hear that side. Wears on a person.

  3. I also want to say, I was very taken with how you are dealing with the loss of a digit. Good on you.
    I know I don't matter a hill of beans in your life , but, I like to encourage people .