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May 28, 2015
Looks like the lint fairy was here and the tooth fairy is out giving away real money. photo from yahoo

Looks like the lint fairy was here and the tooth fairy is out giving away real money. photo from yahoo

Our good friend Casey over at, left a comment about the previous article. Casey writes about her journey raising two adopted children. She replied to my request that you guys to throw me some cash or otherwise you get what you get. Basically she said that I found any cash in my pocket that I could keep it and consider it from her. If I found pocket lint then I should use that as a writing prompt. For the record I have never met Casey in person so she must be psychic because she knew there wasn’t anything in my pockets. Maybe she used her deductive powers to know that it is the end of the month and my allowance must have run out. Maybe she can see the future or maybe she sees dead people, I don’t know but since she challenged me and she laid on a sob story about her daughter being in the hospital for some tests. Hope this brings a smile to her and a laugh to the rest of us.

“Hey honey, where is my sweater?”
“I have it right here, sweetie.” photo from yahoo


A guy goes into a Irish Pub and orders three beers at exactly 5 PM. He pays for the drink and leaves, the next day he returns and repeats the process again. A few days after the guy has been coming in and having his three beers, the bartender asks him what he is doing.

“I have three identical twin brothers; one is back in the home country of Ireland. The other is climbing mountains in New Zealand. Our father made us promise that no matter where we were in the world, we would stop what we were doing and have a beer for each of us at exactly 5 PM.”

The guy keeps coming into the bar for months following the same procedure. He orders three beers at exactly 5 PM, offering a toast before drinking them, paying the bill and leaving.

One day he comes in and tells the bartender to only make two beers. The bartender is confused but he does as requested. The man silently drinks the two beers, offers a toast, says a silent prayer, pays the bill and leaves.

The next day he comes in and orders two beers. He drinks them and says a prayer and starts to pay.

The bartender says. “My friend, the drinks are on the house today.”


“Every day you come in have your three beers and leave. Now you are only ordering two. In memory of your loss, I want to buy the beer for you.”

“What loss?”

“Which brother passed away?”

“No one died.”

“Why two beers and not three?”

“Because I gave up beer for Lent.”

I tried to give up paying taxes one year for Lent. My accountant thought that was a really bad idea. photo from yahoo

I tried to give up paying taxes one year for Lent. My accountant thought that was a really bad idea. photo from yahoo

If you would like to accept Casey’s challenge, feel free and post it in the comments. 300 word limit.

Until next time, keep on rockin.


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