Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Today Is Joke Wednesday

My posts have been very serious these last few days, as well they should have been. But I promised things would be lighter today, and what could be lighter than a joke. I don't tell jokes very well, so I've plagerized one, well actually two. Here goes.

#1Shirley & Marcy
A mom was concerned about her kindergarten son walking to school. He didn't want his mother to walk with him. She wanted to give him the feeling that he had some independence but yet know that he was safe. So she had an idea of how to handle it. She asked a neighbor if she would please follow him to school in the mornings, staying at a distance, so he probably wouldn't notice her.She said that since she was up early with her toddler anyway, it would be a good way for them to get some exercise as well, so she agreed.

The next school day, the neighbor and her litt le girl set out following behind Timmy as he walked to school with another neighbor girl he knew. She did this for the whole week.

As the two walked and chatted, kicking stones and twigs, Timmy's little friend noticed the same lady was following them as she seemed to do every day all week. Finally she said to Timmy, 'Have you noticed that lady following us to school all week? Do you know her?'

Timmy nonchalantly replied, 'Yeah, I know who she is.'The little girl said, 'Well, who is she?''That's just Shirley Goodnest,' Timmy replied, 'and her daughter Marcy.'

'Shirley Goodnest? Who the heck is she and why is she following us?'

'Well,' Timmy explained, 'Every night my Mom makes me say the 23rd Psalm with my prayers, 'cuz she worries about me so much. And in the Psalm, it says, 'Shirley Goodnest and Marcy shall follow me all the days of my life', so I guess I'll just have to get used to it!' :)

A young blonde knocked on the door and asked the gentleman who answered if he might have some odd jobs she could do to earn some money.

He said he needed his porch painted and offered to give her $50 for the job. She accepted, and he gave her the paint, brushes and other equipment she would need.

When he went back inside the house he told his wife he felt a bit guilty about the price they'd agreed on since the porch went almost all the way around the house.

A short time later, the young woman returned to the front door and told the man she was finished and that she had actually done two coats. He was quite surprised, but gave her the money and thanked her.

As she went down the steps she turned back and said, 'and oh, by the way, it's not a porch, it's a Lexus' :) --No good deed goes unpunished--

I hope you have had a good laugh today. My jokes may not have made you chuckle, but I thought they were cute.

Have a great Wednesday. Attend Bible Study tonight. Love one another.


Laura ~Peach~ said...

love the first one :) the second is cute too but i had heard it before LOL
Have a great night!

thecottonwife said...

Oh my gosh! The first one is one of my favorites and oddly enough I was just trying to remember how it went today. What a coincidence!!

I read your posts about the tragedy in your town. I am so sorry and wish I could reach out and give you a big hug.

Peggy said...

Those are both good.

I believe the occasional laugh is what makes it possible to handle all the sadness around us.

Beth from the Funny Farm said...

Oh my goodness. I am just now getting caught up on your blog. I am so sorry for the family of that little girl.

Lisa J said...

Your jokes are very cute, I have heard them before and still laughed at them. I never tire of cute funny jokes. And I needed a nice little laugh today, as I am questioning my decision of my new job......lot more work than I expected!! ha ha ha

Me Maw said...

Those are too cute. I could not tell a joke if my life depended on it!

Mabunny said...

I'd heard the first one before since my name is Marcy - I get that one forwarded to me alot. the second is hilarious!
not a porche - its a lexus, HAHAHAHA

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