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"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Friday, June 17, 2011

Fun Friday with a little help from my friends...

Hope you can read - I had to expand it to get it big enough to read!

(Thank you Jerry!)

In 1986, Peter Davies was on holiday in Kenya after graduating from Northwestern University ..

On a hike through the bush, he came across a young bull elephant standing with one leg raised in the air.

The elephant seemed distressed, so Peter approached it very carefully.

He got down on one knee, inspected the elephants foot, and found a large piece of wood deeply embedded in it.

As carefully and as gently as he could, Peter worked the wood out with his knife,
after which the elephant gingerly put down its foot.

The elephant turned to face the man, and with a rather curious look on its face, stared at him for several tense moments.

Peter stood frozen, thinking of nothing else but being trampled.

Eventually the elephant trumpeted loudly, turned, and walked away.

Peter never forgot that elephant or the events of that day.

Twenty years later, Peter was walking through the Chicago Zoo with his teenage son.

As they approached the elephant enclosure, one of the creatures turned and
walked over to near where Peter and his son Cameron were standing.

The large bull elephant stared at Peter, lifted its front foot off the ground, then put it down.

The elephant did that several times then trumpeted loudly, all the while staring at the man.

Remembering the encounter in 1986, Peter could not help wondering if this was the same elephant.

Peter summoned up his courage, climbed over the railing, and made his way into the enclosure.

He walked right up to the elephant and stared back in wonder.

The elephant trumpeted again, wrapped its trunk around one of Peter legs
and slammed him against the railing, killing him instantly.

It wasn't the same elephant.

This is for everyone who sends me those heart-warming b-o-l-o-g-n-a stories. lol

(Thank you Sandra.)

It took me a second, but make sure you read the story under the picture.

Keep in mind this actually happened. This cake is for someone who was moving ...

Okay so this is how I imagine this conversation went:

Walmart Employee: 'Hello 'dis be Walmarts, how can I help you?'

Customer:' I would like to order a cake for a going away party this week.'

Walmart Employee: 'Lemme ax what you want on da cake?'

Customer:'Best Wishes Suzanne' and underneath that 'We will miss you'.

An older man, not in the best physical condition, asked the Trainer in the gym, "I want to impress that beautiful girl. Which machine should I use?"

The trainer replied, "Use the ATM machine outside the gym!"
(Thanks again Jerry.)

The secret to long life...

A doctor on his morning walk, noticed the old lady pictured above, sitting on her front step smoking a cigar, so he walked up to her and said, "I couldn't help but notice how happy you look! What is your secret?"

"I smoke ten cigars a day," she said. "Before I go to bed, I smoke a nice big joint.
Apart from that, I drink a whole bottle of Jack Daniels every week, and eat only junk food.
On weekends, I pop pills, get laid, and don't exercise at all."

"That is absolutely amazing! How old are you?"

"Forty," she replied.

I haven't checked ' Snoops.Com ' to see if this actually works or not . . . but they say:

If you ever get the sudden URGE to run around naked,

You should sniff some Windex first.

It'll keep you from streaking.

Oh, Come On ......Lighten UP !!!! Have a Great Day! (Thank you Linda!)


Whoever is happy will make others happy, too.
-- Mark Twain


Knitty said...

Friday wouldn't be Funday without you!

Remington said...

THANK YOU for the smile! I needed that!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

You know I enjoy Friday Funnies!! Love the and I'm Forty joke! hugs, Linda

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

Thanks for the smile :)

Dogmom Diva said...

Oh Sandie, those are wonderful! Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful weekend!


Flora said...

What a Fun Friday! Thanks..

Anonymous said...

Hi Sandie...You are hilarious. I can always count on a good chuckle Friday mornings! Have a wonderful and (funny, light-hearted day). Susan

Pat MacKenzie said...

Loved the elephant story but hope is isn't true! Thanks for the laughs.

Melanie said...

Another funny Friday, Sandie. I especially liked the cake story and the Windex joke. :)
Hope you have a great weekend and your husband has a happy Father's day.

Stella said...

Love the cake. Oh, aren't we just to literal sometimes. Thanks for all the chuckles and I will keep the windex handy

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Very cute cartoons today! Hee hee!

Ginny said...

You are full of the unexpected today!! Funny! You asked about my header, it was taken a couple months ago at sunset.

Barb Hodges said...

Where do you find these? They are hilarious. I wasn't expecting the elephant story to end the way it did.

Chris Graham said...

You definitely beat me in the laughter mode. I am still laughing!!!!

Debbie said...

HAHAHA! I am laughing the hardest at the "old" woman. That's so funny.

And the rest gave me a giggle too.

Ann said...

what a great way to end my week, loads of laughs.

JeanMac said...

Oh my gosh, I needed this post!

DaCraftyLady said...

Gosh those are too funny...I am still having puter problems but had to pop in here and read some of your laughter...loved the old "young" lady joke but the one that tops it all is the elephant one...Happy Friday!!! Debb

That corgi :) said...

I like your rose signature, Sandie! A classy one for a classy lady (you did send me the link, thanks, I just haven't gotten around to check it out yet :)

all great Friday laughs, I was thinking it was the same elephant, gullible here!

and that Calvin cartoon, too funny!!

enjoy your weekend!


EvaMarie Sa said...

Some Friday fun, I really enjoyed it:-)

Changes in the wind said...

Love all the laughs...makes a great ending for the week.

Mevely317 said...

.... piggy-backing "Changes" comment, I love waking up with a reason to giggle!
Have a wonderful day!

Sharon said...

YOU ARE A STINKER...and I love it.

OK, I'm a little miffed that I got pulled in by the elephant story.

I have heard of other cake "misspellings" like this one. Honestly, what are people thinking? (Or why aren't they thinking...)

Love the ATM story. Guess it doesn't always work, though - did you read that Hugh Hefner's fiancee broke up with him? Shocking...

Another picture of Onie?? The scary lady from my childhood. Now it's going to take me another week to recover from nightmare "flashbacks" -

Streaking? Oh, groan...

Loved this, and love you!

Betty (picture circa 1951) said...

The first one kind of reminded me of my kids when they were little. I had a rule...they were not allowed to bleed on the carpet. If they were outside playing and something happened they were to call me and not run through the house looking for me and dripping blood on the carpet. That little rule was established after a nose bleed.