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Sunday, June 22, 2014

Wisdom for the Day -- and a Giggle!

 An old man, a boy & a donkey were going to town.

 The boy rode on the donkey & the old man walked.

As they went along they passed some people who remarked it was a shame

 the old man was walking and the boy was riding
The man and boy thought maybe the critics were right, so they changed positions.
 Then, later, they passed some people who remarked,

 'What a shame, he makes that little boy walk.'

So they then decided they'd both walk!
Soon they passed some more people who thought
they were stupid to walk when they had a Decent donkey to ride.

So, they both rode the donkey.
Now they passed some people who shamed them by saying how awful to put
such a load on a poor donkey.

 The boy and man figured they were probably right, so they decide to carry the donkey.

As they crossed the bridge, they lost their grip on the
animal and he fell into the river and drowned.

The moral of the story?

If you try to please everyone, you might as well kiss your ass goodbye!

 Have a Nice Day and Be Careful With Your Donkey


Arija said...

Har, har, hardy hardy har!

Gauri Kulkarni said...

This is an age-old story, but the moral is so true...:)

Mersad said...

Very true. Have a great Sunday Sylvia.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh that's so true Sylvia :)

TexWisGirl said...

that was too cute!

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari Om
Old, yet ever new... it is fascinating how it is that such fables are still required; even this week I found myself in a situation of trying to carry the donkey. Sigh... YAM xx

RuneE said...

I'll try to stay serious (if I can ...) and be my own beast of burden :-)

My name is Riet said...

Certainly true Sylvia. There are things in life you can never do right.
Have a nice week

Al said...

A classic story, and pretty much true. I hope you're having a great weekend - Socks wishes he could go for a walk but there are lots of storms around today. But he says woof and thanks for the pat!

Stewart M said...

Good one! This should be the start of a hectic (but good) couple of weeks - so I amy not be out and about in blog land as much as normal.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Lowell said...

Love this! Thank you. Rather than kiss my ass goodby, I'm now going to give someone else a good, swift kick in his ass!

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