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mans first mistake

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mdbucks, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    On the first day, God created the dog and said:

    'Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For
    this, I will give you a life span of twenty years.'

    The dog said: 'That's a long time to be barking. How about only ten years and I'll give
    you back the other ten?'

    So God agreed.

    On the second day, God created the monkey and said:

    'Entertain people, do tricks, and make them laugh. For this, I'll give you a twenty-year
    life span.'

    The monkey said: 'Monkey tricks for twenty years? That's a pretty long time to perform.
    How about I give you back ten like the Dog did?'

    And God agreed.

    On the third day, God created the cow and said:

    'You must go into the field with the farmer all day long and suffer under the sun, have
    calves and give milk to support the farmer's family. For this, I will give you a life
    span of sixty years.'

    The cow said: 'That's kind of a tough life you want me to live for sixty years. How about
    twenty and I'll give back the other forty?'

    And God agreed again.

    On the fourth day, God created man and said:

    'Eat, sleep, play, marry and enjoy your life. For this, I'll give you twenty years.'

    But man said: 'Only twenty years? Could you possibly give me my twenty, the forty the cow
    gave back, the ten the monkey gave back, and the ten the dog gave back; that makes
    eighty, okay?'

    'Okay,' said God, 'You asked for it.'

    So that is why for our first twenty years we eat, sleep, play and enjoy ourselves. For
    the next forty years we slave in the sun to support our family. For the next ten years we
    do monkey tricks to entertain the grandchildren. And for the last ten years we sit on the
    front porch and bark at everyone.

    Life has now been explained to you.

    There is no need to thank me for this valuable information. I'm doing it as a public
    service.
     
  2. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Gosh, That just explains it all!
     
  3. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Ohh man. That is SO true. The meaning of life is now so clear to me.
     
  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] Ok so which part are you currently enjoying (the monkeying around or are you on the porch already)?

    [​IMG]
     
  5. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    i love this !! [​IMG]
     
  6. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    That one's AWESOME, Md![​IMG]
     
  7. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    And of course md You were the monkey in the story...or maybe you were the cow, sorry I get them mixed up.
     
  8. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    ARGH! I'm only halfway through Phase II. Not sure if I really want Phase III, but then I look at it this way--the grandkids will go home!
     
  9. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    How true, how true
     
  10. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good one
     

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