Monday, January 02, 2012

It's the Groaner of the Week!!!!

There aren't a lot of New Year's groaners around but I thought this one a gem!!!!

A man started a tradition of taking his young son camping every New
Year's Eve. Since they lived in the South, though it still got cold on
New Year's Eve, it was not the biting cold of the North and, with the
older man and the young fellow bundled up warmly, the temperatures were
not unbearable. But the son didn't have the taste for camping and for
nature that his dad did.

Their equipment was on the primitive side: No air mattresses, for
example--they slept in plain old sleeping bags. And they slept inside
an old World War I army surplus tent.

Alas, one year the well-worn tent finally succumbed to a rip in the
canvas, and in the middle of the night a nocturnal bird got into the
tent, startling the son horribly. Frightened, he grabbed up his
backpack and sleeping bag, pulled his dad to his feet, and headed out
into the night, running toward where they had left their van.

"Wait!" said the father, mindful that the son was leaving something
behind. . .
"Should owled and quaint tents be forgot?"

Happy Blogging!!!!!



  1. Oh Lordy, this is a good one. It took me by surprise. Thanks for this.

  2. Great way to start the New Year!


    Still laughing!


  4. It sounded so serious...good one!

  5. Fran: I thought it excellent, too!

    Maria: Indeed!

    John: Mission accomplished!

    Alice: It's one of the best ones I've found lately!!!

  6. Oh dear me, how very irreverent of you!
    I need to use that myself.

  7. LOL!

    SO GLAD to be back at the computer with time to read this! EXACTLY the funny that I needed this morning!

    Thanks Kay, and love to you this new year!

  8. Happy New Year Kay. Glad to see you start the year as you mean to go on!

  9. Anonymous10:00 PM

    Ah, groan and laugh! That was one I could have heard from my dear Father. I would have laughed just as hard (but never where he could hear me ;>
    Happy New Year!

  10. Tried to send better New Year your way but not sure Google behaving. Here's the thought again!

  11. Bad!!!Bad,bad, bad!!!
    Keep 'em coming!!!!!!


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