Pity Me and the watch !
Saying for the day: If it isn't broken don't hit it with a hammer.
This is a story of my father but it has nothing to do with the deer he is pictured with. After high school my father went to Ferris State College to study pharmacy. There he met a young lady who, for the moment, he was in love with. She thought it would be forever. When he graduated and came home he forgot his watch at her place.
Once he was home he went to the Marquette County Fair and there he met my mother and fell hopelessly in love. The other girl vanished from his mind until he remembered his very expensive watch which had been a gift from his father.So he wrote to her and asked her to send it to him. One might think that a reasonable request but she didn’t. So she sent him the watch after she had pounded it with a hammer. He got an envelope full of watch pieces. Sort of a watch kit.
Now I have no idea what the girl’s name was because when the story was told my mother always called her “ Pity Me”.
News from Pigeon Falls– The little town in my backyard where the dragons still fly free.-Again there were no sightings of the dragon or the White Rabbit yesterday or this morning. Some think perhaps the dragon caught the rabbit. But that Rabbit has been smart enough to stay out of Eino’s way for over a year so he should be able to out think a dragon. Besides dragons aren’t known for their smarts are they? Mrs. Trumble thinks they are both demons and probably working together to some evil end. She has been practicing shooting with her new shotgun.
Well the groceries are still there so Eino and the Constable are going to break in this afternoon. We’ll let you know tomorrow what they discover if anything..
Tomorrow Mayor South will announce the tentative Pigeon Falls celebration schedule. It should also include who will head up the parade.
Pastor Marvel was visiting at the Center of Joy nursing home and Mrs. Helemer Mattson asked him when he was leaving. Pastor Marvel then asked her where he was going. She said that she heard he was taking a call to another church. Pastor Marvel said that he is always the last one to find out what he is doing but he doesn’t think he is going anywhere.
Nancy says the Pigeon Days Planning Committee is still fighting over the full schedule but have come up with the tentative one the Mayor will read tomorrow. Some significant additions could be made she said but wouldn’t elaborate.
The link for today is The Big Scary Unknown. Remeber to leave the words DR. John in your comment in order to get usless JCPOINTS. Check your points HERE.
And now for the drawing of the day. Yesterday we drew Jafabrit if we draw her again today she gets what's in the prize box.
Ah but luck did not come her way. Sorry Jafabrit. Today's name drawn is Lois on the Web . If she is drawn tomorrow she gets the Christmas train. Perhaps her mother who is visiting might enjoy it.
Well we got up early this morning and set up tables for the rummage sale. We set up four big tables and a card table. We did pretty well for our first try. We have lots of rummage yet that we didn't even put out. One odd thing is I got $12 for some HO track and stuff that I couldn't even get $ 1.25 bid on E-Bay . Somebody asked if the Pigeon Falls layout was for sale. I said sure for $120,000 and I'll throw in my house. Well I need a breathing treatment.