20 October 2009

Warmer Days


Isle of Palms, S.C.

Yipee! It warmed up again! This is more like it. In honor of our recent chilly days here is a cold weather joke snitched from Miss Cellania:
On a bitterly cold winter's day several years ago in northern British Columbia, an RCMP constable on patrol came across a motorcyclist, who was swathed in protective clothing and helmet, stalled by the roadside.

"What's the matter?" asked the Mountie.

"Carburetor's frozen," was the terse reply.

"Pee on it. That'll thaw it out."

"Can't."

"OK, I will."

The constable lubricated the carburetor, as promised. The bike started and the rider drove off, waving.

A few days later, the RCMP detachment office received a note of thanks from the father of the motorbike rider.

It began: "On behalf of my daughter, who recently was stranded ....."
I'm settling in to my corner of the couch. You kids turn the lights out.