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Twas the day after Christmas

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by KaGee, Dec 26, 2007.

  1. KaGee

    KaGee Monkeywrench Staff Member

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    Twas the day after Christmas, and all through the house, Every creature was hurting-- even the mouse.
    The toys were all broken, their batteries dead; Santa passed out, with some ice on his head.
    Wrapping and ribbons just covered the floor, while Upstairs the family continued to snore.
    And I in my T-shirt, new Reeboks and jeans, Went into the kitchen and started to clean.
    When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, I sprang from the sink to see what was the matter.
    Away to the window I flew like a flash, Tore open the curtains, and threw up the sash.
    When what to my wondering eyes should appear, But a little white truck, with an oversized mirror.
    The driver was smiling, so lively and grand; The patch on his jacket said "U. S. POSTMAN."
    With a handful of bills, he grinned like a fox Then quickly he stuffed them into our mailbox.
    Bill after bill, after bill, they still came. Whistling and shouting he called them by name:
    "Now Dillard's, now Broadway's, now Penney's and Sears Here's Levitz's and Target's and Mervyn's--all here!!
    To the tip or your limit, every store, every mall, Now chargeaway-chargeaway-chargeaway all!"
    He whooped and he whistled as he finished his work. He filled up the box, and then turned with a jerk.
    He sprang to his truck and he drove down the road, Driving much faster with just half a load.
    Then I heard him exclaim with great holiday cheer, "ENJOY WHAT YOU GOT ... YOU'LL BE PAYING ALL YEAR!"
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  2. Seaturd

    Seaturd Catcher of Fish

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    Throw on a $420 furnace repair bill to mine!
     

  3. corndawg

    corndawg Go Bulldogs!!!

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    That’s funny KaGee. I’m lucky that my wife is a thrifty shopper. We paid for just about everything in cash except for around $100 that was charged on the 24th.
     
  4. and a $200 truck repair to mine...
     
  5. Wannabitawerm

    Wannabitawerm Flatulent Entreprenuer

    And a $4,700 home repair bill to mine!!

    Insurance took care of it, but I thought it still appropriate if not at least for the inconvenience of it.