Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Trip Olympics

It took a couple of weeks for me to face reality and make a very tough decision. Our trip to Europe is not going to happen. I had hoped that by going back on the steroids, I would gain the strength necessary to make the trip without worry about being hospitalized again, but evidently, that's not going to happen. The steroids are not having the efect I was desperately hoping to feel.

Except for the first 75 percent of the opening ceremonies, and all the damned commercials, we have been enjoying the Olympics. I don't understand why some of the "sports" are part of it, but what the hell, they're mostly the ones I don't watch anyway. I really like the rowing and, of course, the gymnastics. I'm glad to see the Americans doing so well, as are the French.

A guy dies and goes to heaven. His tour guide starts to show him around the whole place; the tennis courts, the main lobby , when they come upon a room full of clocks.

Some are going fast, some slow and some normal. 

"What's with all the clocks?" the guy asks his tour guide. 

"Each clock is for each person on earth. Every time they tell a lie, their clock goes faster," he said. 

Well that makes sense the guy thought to himself. 

Just then he noticed a clock on the ceiling going tremendously fast , and much faster than all the others. 

"What's that?" the guy asked, pointing to the ceiling. 

"Oh, that's George W Bush's clock. We use it as a fan."

Dumb Law of the Week: In Illinois, it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animal kept as pets.

À la prochaine, mes amis.


Anonymous said...

I hope you feel better. I live your blog, and I look forward to your updates.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

I am sorry to hear that you will not be going this summer and I hope that you will be feeling better with the meds. I will select photos for my blog (before I go back again) with you in mind.

Love your sense of humor and outlook, mon ami.


Lowell said...

That's a bummer, having to cancel your trip! Perhaps later? I always enjoy reading about your travels.

We're enjoying the Olympics, also. Sort of. It gets kinda funny, though, when Costas tells us what he's gonna show us as though it's a big secret when NBC has given us all the updates on the news! :-)

Take good care of yourself!

Lowell said...

Thanks for your kind comment on Paree! And I hope you're feeling better. Love your GW Bushki joke!

Nadege said...

Baby Bush joke is funny. I am sorry you won't be going to Paris. Hopefully you will feel better soon and make reservations for spring.

Ken Broadhurst said...

Yes, sorry your trip has had to be postponed.