Saturday, 30 January 2010

Today's Smile

Better than a Flu

Miss Beatrice,
The church organist,
Was in her eighties
And had never been married. She was
admired for her sweetness
And kindness to all.
One afternoon the pastor
Came to call on her and she showed him
into her quaint sitting room.
She invited him to have a seat while
she prepared tea......

As he sat facing her old Hammond
The young minister
Noticed a cut glass
bowl Sitting on top of it.
The bowl was filled
With water, and in the
Floated, of all things, a
When she returned
With tea and
They began to chat.
The pastor tried to stifle his
About the bowl of water and its
strange floater,

but soon it got the better of him
and he could no longer
'Miss Beatrice', he said,
'I wonder if you would tell me about
Pointing to the bowl.
'Oh, yes,' she replied, 'Isn't it
I was walking through
The Park a few months ago
And I found this little package on the
The directions said
To place it on the organ,
Keep it wet and that it would prevent
the spread of disease..

Do you know I haven't had the flu all winter.