Yellow Crane

There were three Aggies; one crane operator, one pole climber, one guide. The guide tied the crane to the end of a pole. The crane operator would then pick the pole up on end. The climber climbed to the top and dropped a tape measure which the guide promptly read and noted the measurement. The… Continue reading Yellow Crane

Sensory Exploration

A teacher was working with a group of children, trying to broaden their horizons through sensory exploration. With their eyes closed, they would feel objects from pumice stones to pine cones and smell aromatic herbs and exotic fruits. Then one day, the teacher brought in a great variety of lifesavers, more flavors than you could… Continue reading Sensory Exploration

Smilin’ Ice

One day, Billy walked up to his mother and asked her a couple of questions.  The first question was, “Mother, how old are you?”  She responded, “Ladies are not supposed to tell their age.”  Then Billy asked, “How much do you weigh?”  His mum responded, “Ladies aren’t you supposed to tell their weight”  The third… Continue reading Smilin’ Ice

Corn fused

(Photo taken at Culver festival in Culver Indiana) It seems a farm boy accidentally overturned his wagon load of corn. Thefarmer who lived nearby heard the noise. “Hey Willis!!” the farmer yelled. “Forget your troubles. Come in with us. Then I’ll help you get the wagon up.” “That’s mighty nice of you, ” Willis answered,… Continue reading Corn fused

When Drums Stop, Very Bad!

Deep in the African jungle, a safari was camped for the night. In the darkness, distant drums began a relentless throbbing that continued until dawn. The safari members were disturbed, but the guide reassured them: “Drums good. When drums stop, very bad.” Every night the drumming continued, and every night the guide reiterated, “Drums good.… Continue reading When Drums Stop, Very Bad!