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~...end Wordless
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A Catholic Priest, an Indian Doctor, a rich Chinese Businessman and an Aussie were waiting one morning for a particularly slow group of golfers in front of them.
The Aussie fumed, 'What's with those blokes? We must have been waiting for fifteen bloody minutes!'
The Indian Doctor chimed in, 'I don't know, but I've never seen such poor golf!'
The Chinese Businessman called out 'Move it, time is money'
The Catholic Priest said, 'Here comes George the green keeper. Let's have a word with him.'
'Hello, George' said the Catholic Priest, 'What's wrong with that group ahead of us? They're rather slow, aren't they?'
George the green keeper replied, 'Oh, yes. That's a group of blind fire fighters. They lost their sight saving our clubhouse from a fire last year, so we always let them play for free anytime.'
The group fell silent for a moment.
The Catholic Priest said, 'That's so sad. I think I will say a special prayer for them tonight.'
The Indian Doctor said, 'Good idea. I'm going to contact my ophthalmologist colleague and see if there's anything he can do for them.'
The Chinese Businessman replied, 'I think I'll donate $50,000 to the fire-fighters in honour of these brave souls'

The Aussie said, 'Why can't they play at night?'



  1. This is a group photo of the new Autumn Swag I made this week [closeups included]. It is twisted and wired grapevine, then I added red eucalyptus stems, acorn, fall branches, pine cones, and added white seed. Then, in the very center is a gold winged butterfly made from tulle. Hanging with a gold ribbon, with a dash of lime green. It is about three feet total length, and I love the room fragrance from the eucalyptus!! All materials from craft shop and total cost less than $10.

  2. Nice decor. Happy WW! :)

  3. Those are lovely Anni. You did a great job with it.

  4. jsut stoped in to saay HI. I hope thaty ou aree having a good day.

  5. cool very creative.. please visit my entry here


  6. I love your decoration sweetie, very lovely.

  7. do u have to dust them daily?

  8. Really pretty - I'm glad I'm not the only one looking forward to fall.

  9. Those are lovely garlands. I love the butterflies.

  10. That joke just made my afternoon (after a hard working morning)! How apt.

    Love those details on your decor.

  11. I think I'm the only person in the world who doesn't like fall...I am so in love with spring, a time of new birth. I know, I'm weird.
    I love your arrangement, though. It's really beautiful!
    Have a wonderful day,

  12. Less than $10 for all those decorative materials is a good buy! Lovely how you've done them up too!

  13. Anni,

    I love your Autumn swag. You did a good job on it and the cost is perfect. I also have an Autumn project I want to do. The supplies cost about the same as yours, but I haven't found time to get at it yet.

    Enjoyed the joke. Hope you have a great day.


    PS. Come on over to my place and read what I was up to today. I can hardly wait for your reaction. ;-)

  14. Gorgeous swag! So pretty for fall!

  15. Anonymous9/03/2008

    Your Autumn Swag is gorgeous!! what a beautiful way to look forward to fall!

    Now excuse me, I have to forward that hilarious joke!!!

  16. THat's a real beauty and so inexpensive. Happy WW

  17. Love the deep rich colors.

  18. Very pretty, but I'm still not happy that fall's around the corner.

  19. That´s really beautiful and very creative!

  20. Oh my gosh, it's Fall already!? Lovely pics!

  21. Great capture! Those are very pretty decors!

    Happy WW Anni! :)

  22. That looks beautiful ! ! You did a great job !

  23. That's really pretty!!

  24. Hi Anni, of course I would NEVER skip one of your jokes!
    Happy WW!
    I'm with the Aussie, those guys should be able to play at night. Maybe their seeing eye dogs need the light, dogs can't see in the dark [(Ask Dr. Jim (blog)]. :-)

  25. Much as I love the Spring, I can see the beauty of the Autumn, and your decorating is a very amazing way to greeting the inevitable time we are headig toward. You are one skilled lady, and it seems to me that everything you put your pretty little head to, you do!!! I also love the color you have on the wall, the deep turquose or greenish, very becoming to the rest of the room
    UATB--wonderful work !!!

  26. You’re oh so creatively clever my friend! Thanks for sharing ;--)
    Hugs and blessings,