Daily Archives: 8 February 2015
Oooh, it’s been cold! Not the bone-numbing cold those of you in the frozen northeast have to endure but still plenty cold enough for us! We had a smattering of snow on Monday night/Tuesday morning and a few more flurries at various points during the week. Never enough to settle to any significant extent nor to cause any transport disruption but the cold and deep frosts have at least ensured that the mud is rock-hard and Molly and I can return from our various perambulations more or less mud-free. Continue reading
Two great white sharks swimming in the ocean spied the floating survivors of a sunken ship.
“Follow me, son,” the Dad shark said to the Son shark. They swam to the mass of people.
“First,” the Dad shark instructs, “we swim around them a few times with just the tip of our dorsal fin showing.”
“Like this, Dad?” the younger shark asks.
“Well done, Son! Next we swim around them a few more times with all of our dorsal fin showing.”
“OK,” the boy says, really getting into it.
“And only now do we eat everybody.”
And they did, eating all the terrified humans.
When they were both fully sated and gorged, the Son shark asked Dad shark, “Gee, Dad, why didn’t we just eat them all right away? Why did we have to swim around and around them in circles first?”
Well, Son,” the wise Dad shark replied, “because they taste a whole lot better without all that crap inside!” Continue reading