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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

This Week

Yesterday our daily mail contained a plastic baggy from the US Post Office that had the words “Because We Care” printed on it. Inside the baggy was a multi- page brochure from Turly Vineyards who makes an excellent red Zinfandel wine. The brochure had about 8 large holes of varying size puncturing each of the pages. When you held the brochure up, you could see right through it. Each hole appeared to have singe marks or burns around its edges as though the hole was created by a flame. The brochure was essentially unreadable. Even though the brochure was stabbed and burned to death by the post office in the mail handling procedure, the US Postal Service cared enough to put the mangled brochure in a baggy labeled “Because We Care”. We are sorry we destroyed your mail but because we like you and care for you, we have delivered the destroyed mail to you. Just think about it, what if the US Postal Service was in the business of delivering dogs.

This Week’s schedule:

The Lovely Sharon:

Monday- Practice Round for the Utah Golf Association Senior Championship (Bountiful Ridge);
Tuesday – Ladies Golf at Hidden Valley Country Club;
Wednesday- tennis; get manicure and pedicure
Thursday- ladies A team country club league golf at the Salt Lake Country Club
Friday- ladies travel day golf at the Nicklaus course at Promontory


Monday – work for 9 hours, mow lawn, make dinner
Tuesday – work for 10 hours, go to laundry and bank, get gas for lawn mower
Wednesday – work for 9 hours, make dinner, wash my clothes
Thursday –work for 9 hours including a telephonic arbitration hearing
Friday – teach English to underprivileged, third world orphans; feed the homeless; help surgeons remove spleen from uninsured democrat who has been waiting for congress to adopt health care reform.

Oh by the way, college football starts this week

1 comment:

  1. My tennis was cancelled. Please correct your calendar. Sharon