Sunday, December 21, 2008

I Wrote Your Name.

Post 549 ~~ Sunday, 21st December, 2008.

Hello all my dear friends ~~ This will be my last post for a little while. My daughter, Kathy is coming tomorrow to pick me up to go to her home. As it is a long drive, she will stay the night and we will head off on Tuesday morning.

My son Geoff and his wife, Joanne arrived on Friday night and stayed overnight and we
exchanged presents, and they had not seen my new porch roof or the gazebo. They liked
both of them, and Jo wants a gazebo in their yard now. My other son, John called around
while they were here.

Geoff thought up a plan to buy a trailer load of mulch to put all around my garden. We chose some nice dark brown mulch. Then after weeding quite a lot, they proceeded to spread it around. They worked hard, both of them and it looks really nice.
So Thank you Geoff and Jo for doing that and it was a great present.

We have two dear friends who are celebrating their wedding anniversaries today.

First my good friend from Yarrawonga, Gwen and her husband Brian have been married
for 51 years. A very Happy Anniversary to you both and many, many more.

Next a good blogging friend from the U.S. Janice and her husband celebrate 29 years.
So I hope you both have a lovely anniversary and many, many more.

Now to find something to post. I am a couple of days late, but was so tired, couldn't
keep my eyes open last night, and visitors the night before. This supervising is very tiring!!

I have received this many times, but this copy is from my dear friend Jeanette.
Many thanks Jan for this and so many other things you send.

I wrote your name on a piece of paper, but by accident, I threw it away.
I wrote your name on my hand, but it washed away.

I wrote your name in the sand, but the waves whispered it away.

I wrote your name in my heart and forever it will stay.

I believe in angels, the kind that heaven sends. I'm surrounded
by angels, but I call them my friends.
Time for some jokes - - -

One beautiful December evening Huan Cho and his girlfriend Jung Lee wer sitting by the side of the ocean. It was a romantic full moon, when Huan Cho said, "Hey baby, how about
playing Weeweechu."

"Oh no, not now, let's look at the moon", said Jung Lee.
"Oh, c'mon baby, let's you and I play Weeweechu. I love you and it's a perfect time." Huan Cho begged.
"But I'd rather just hold your hand and watch the moon."
"Please Jung Lee, just once play Weeweechu with me."

Jung Lee looked at Huan Cho and said, "OK, we'll play Weeweechu."
Huan Cho grabbed his guitar and both sang . . . .

"Weeweechu a melly Chlistmas,
Weeweechu a melly Chlistmas,
Weeweechu a melly Chlistmas, and a Happy New Year.

(And all those with dirty minds -- shame on you.)

Thank you dear Barbara for that joke.

My good friend Bev at Mountain Mama sent me the next one. Thank you Bev.
It could be a Christmas or Thanksgiving Turkey. Pregnant turkey story.

One year at Thanksgiving, my mom went to my sister's house for the traditional feast.
Knowing how gullible my sister is, my mom decided to play a trick. She told my sister she needed something from the store.

When my sister left, my mom took the turkey out of the oven, removed the stuffing, stuffed a Cornish hen and inserted it in the turkey, and re-stuffed the turkey. She then
placed the bird(s) back in the oven.

When it was dinner time, my sister pulled the turkey out of the oven and proceeded to
remove the stuffing. When her serving spoon hit something, she reached in and pulled out the little bird.

With a look of total shock on her face, my mother exclaimed, "Patricia, you've cooked a
pregnant turkey." At the reality of this horrifying news, my sister started to cry.

It took the family two hours to convince her that turkeys lay eggs !!

My friend Sandy of AIP sent this one some time ago. Thank you Sandy.
Alabama Love Poem.

Susie Lee done fall in love, She planned to marry Joe
She was so happy 'bout it all, She told her Pappy so.

Pappy told her, Susie Gal, You'll have to find another
I'd just as soon yo' Ma don't know But Joe is your half brother.

So Susie put aside her Joe and planned to marry Will
But after telling Pappy this, He said "There's trouble still."

You can't marry Will, my gal and please don't tell your Mother
But Will and Joe, and several more, I know is yo' half brother.

But Mama knew and said,"My child Just do what makes you happy.
Marry Will or marry Joe. You ain't no kin to Pappy.

Thank you Christina for this next one.

During one of her daily classes, a teacher, trying to teach good manners, asked her students the following question :
"If you were on a date having dinner with a nice young lady, how would you let her know that you have to go to the bathroom? Yes, Michael?"

Michael said, "Just a minute, I have to go pee."

The teacher responded by saying, "That would be rude and impolite. What about you Sherman, how would you say it?"

Sherman said, "I am sorry, but I really need to go to the bathroom. I'll be right back."
"That's better, but it's still not very nice to say the word 'bathroom' at the dinner table.
And you, little Johnny, how would you explain it?"

Little Johhny answered, "I would say : 'Darling, may I please be excused for a moment? I have to shake hands with a very dear friend of mine, to whom I hope to introduce you after dinner.'"

The teacher fainted.

Q. How do you keep your husband from reading your e mail?

A. Rename the folder, " Instruction Manual."

A couple drove down a country road for several miles not saying a word. An earlier
discussion had led to an argument and neither wanted to concede their position.

As they passed a barnyard of mules, goats and pigs, the husband asked sarcastically,
"Relatives of yours?"

"Yep," said the wife, "in-laws."

A woman came home, screeching her car into the driveway, and ran into the house. She
slammed the door and shouted at the top of her lungs, "Honey, pack your bags. I won the lottery."

The husband said, "Oh my God, What should I pack, beach stuff or mountain stuff?"

"Doesn't matter," she said. "Just get out."

A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel, and were standing in the foyer discussing their recent tournament victories. After about an hour, the manager came out of the office and asked them to disperse. "But why?" they asked as they moved off.

"Because," he said, "I can't stand chess nuts boasting in an open foyer."

I will leave it there for tonight. I hope you found something of interest. I wish you all a
wonderful Christmas and hope you enjoy all the festivities. Take great care and I will be back in about a week. My love and best wishes to you all. Cheers, Merle.

Post 549 ~ ~ ~ Sunday, 21st December, 2008.


Sometimes Saintly Nick said...

Welcome and Merry Christmas to Geoff and Joanne!

Renie Burghardt said...

Dear Merle,

It is so nice that you'll be spending Christmas with your daughter and family. I know you will really enjoy it.

Love "I Wrote Your Name." Our friends do live in our hearts, don't they?

You really outdid yourself with the jokes. I got some good giggles out of all of them, especially the pregnant turkey story, and the Alabama Love. Hahaha.

It's a cold Sunday morning in my neck of the woods, and I have to get ready for church soon.

Have a wonderful holiday with your daughter and family, dear friend Merle. A very Merry Christmas to ou!

Love and many blessings,


Puss-in-Boots said...

"chess nuts boasting in an open foyer..." lol...I like that one.

I do hope you have a joyous and blessed Christmas with your family, Merle. Tell them to drive carefully and you look after yourself. Look forward to seeing you back after Christmas.

Love and hugs.

Nancy said...

Good Morning, Merle!

What a great son and daughter-in-law you have to do all that mulching work for you! I know how nice it looks and how pleased you must be! That is hard work...they must love you very much!!!

I am happy that you will be spending Christmas with your daughter. Christmas is a time to spend with our loved ones.

As always, your jokes make me chuckle, sometimes right out loud! You bring a smile to so many of us each and every day!

Wishing you a verrrrry Merry Christmas!!!

Love you!

Jeanette said...

Hi Dear Merle,Hope you have the best Christmas ever with Kathy and family..Im going around to Donna's , Carol, Ian and Serayha are also comming were all staying over night Christmas eve at Donna,s wake up with the kids and then for Christmas dinner.

Great jokes had quite a giggle at them all cant pick a favorite tonight.. Take care my friend .. Dont dip your finger in the pavlova sauce Lol...

Hootin' Anni said...

I want to add to your list of comments that I send along my best wishes for the holiday season. Hoping you and your family find joy in comfort and be blessed this time of year and that 2009 will show up at your doorstep filling your life with the goodness and happiness you so deserve!!!

Merry Christmas.

Winifred said...

Have a lovely Christmas with your family Merle and a wonderful year in 2009.

You keep us all entertained with your great jokes and stories. Thanks you so much for them. I look forward to many more when you return.

Jack K. said...

Glad to learn the yard/garden work is going so well.

Have a wonderful Christmas.

We'll visit again upon your return.

Beth E. said...

What a wonderful gift your son gave you! I like the idea of mulching the yard. Tell him he can come to my house this coming Spring and do the same for ME! lol

Have a wonderful Christmas with your family. Looking forward to hearing from you when you get back.


Deborah Wilson said...

Dear Merle,

"I Wrote Your Name" is a good one - thanks for the reminder.

Have a good time with your family - and most of all - Merry Christmas!

Dave said...

Merry Christmas Merle... and a very Happy and Healthy New Years!

Peter said...

Hope you have a great time down at Kathies Merle, say G'day to all for me, will catch up in the new year, thanks for all your support for Vicki, We really appreciate it.

Rosezilla said...

Merry Christmas, Merle! Enjoy your family. I love the chess joke! And the pregnant turkey sounds like something my middle son would pull on me!

Janice said...

Hi Merle,

Thank you for posting about my wedding anniversery.

Have a Merry Christmas and happy New Year!


Pearl said...

You always bring joy to my day.
Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year.


Big Dave T said...

I always though it was women who avoided the instruction manuals. A local comedian once teased that all women want to do is open it up, take it out and plug it in. If it doesn't work then, send it back.

Wishing you a wonderful holiday from all the way here in Michigan where there's not much difference weatherwise between here and the North Pole right now.

Christina said...

dear Merle, Good jokes as usual! Have a wonderful trip with Kathy and a very merry Christmas.


Gledwood said...

Hi Merle
I bet you won't get to read this till you get back but whether you read it before or after I just want to wish you a very Merry One and a truly splendid 2009!

from Gledwood xx

Margaret Cloud said...

I hope you have a nice time with Kathy and her family, it was nice of Geoff and his wife to weed and put mulch down, love your jokes, have a very nice Holiday.

audrey` said...

Blessed Christmas, Merle =)

Christina said...

Dear Merle, a very Merry Christmas to you and your family!

love, Christina

Sioux said...

What a lovely Christmas, Merle. Hope you are now having a good time at your daughter's home!

Love you!!

PEA said...

May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through! Merry Christmas to you and yours, dear Merle! xoxo

Bear Naked said...

Merry Christmas Merle to you and your family.

Bear((( )))

Dreadnought said...

I hope you have a really great Christmas and New Year Merle and for sure I will catch you when you get back. Bob.

SMA said...

Merry Christmas dear Merle and a Wonderful, Joyful and Peaceful New Year 2009 to you and yours!

Bless You!
Hugs, Sma

Gina E. said...

Oh no...WAAAAH! I'm too late! Oh well, I hope you had a lovely Christmas, Merle - you surely deserve it. Looking forward to keeping up with your blog again next year, and hopefully meeting up in person!

Pear tree cottage! said...

Merle wishing you a wonderful "boxing day!!' and a hug or two for a wonderful new year as well.


Mountain Mama said...

Hi Merle. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and lots of fun with family and friends.
Love & Hugs

Gill - That British Woman said...

A belated Merry Christmas to you and your family, I loved the jokes as always,

Gill in Canada