Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Welcome Home for Thanksgiving


A man in Phoenix calls his son in New York the day before Thanksgiving and says,"I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; forty-five years of misery is enough."

"Pop, what are you talking about?" the son screams. "We can't stand the sight of each other any longer," the father says. "We're sick of each other, and I'm sick of talking about this, so you call your sister in Chicago and tell her."

Frantic, the son calls his sister, who explodes on the phone. "Like heck they're getting divorced," she shouts, "I'll take care of this!"

She calls Phoenix immediately, and screams at her father, "You are NOT getting divorced. Don't do a single thing until I get there. I'm calling my brother back, and we'll both be there tomorrow. Until then, don't do a thing, DO YOU HEAR ME?" and hangs up.

The old man hangs up his phone and turns to his wife. "Okay," he says, "they're coming for Thanksgiving and they're paying their own way."

8 comments:

  1. Sometimes you just really make my day!

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  2. O my! I'll be smiling about this one all day. Thanks!

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  3. OMG - there goes coffee and snot on the monitor again--- when am I gonna learn????????

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  4. Oh wow, that one hit home!!!

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  5. I have heard that story before but you gave me a chuckle again. Thank you. Have a Happy Halloween!

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  6. This is so funny!!! Thank goodness I didn't have something in my mouth, it would be all over my keyboards. Thank you for the laugh!

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  7. Funny! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving day.

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Michele Bilyeu blogs "With Heart and Hands" as she journeys between Douglas, Alaska and Salem, Oregon.