A young man, who was also an avid golfer, found himself with a few hours to spare one afternoon.
He figured if he hurried and played very fast, he could get in 9 holes before he had to head home.
Just as he was about to tee off, an old gentleman shuffled onto the tee and asked if he could accompany the young man as he was golfing alone.
Not being able to say no, he allowed the old man to join him.
Every time the man next door headed toward Robinson’s house, Robinson knew he was coming to borrow something.
“He won’t get away with it this time,” muttered Robinson to his wife. “Watch this.”
During my physical examination, my doctor asked me about my physical activity level.
I described a typical day this way:
“Well, yesterday afternoon, I took a five hour walk about 7km through some pretty rough terrain.
I waded along the edge of a lake. I pushed my way through brambles.
Ed and Linda met while on a singles cruise and Ed fell head over heels for her.
When they discovered they lived in the same city only a few miles apart Ed was ecstatic.
He immediately started asking her out when they got home.
Within a couple of weeks, Ed had taken Linda to dance clubs, restaurants, concerts, movies, and museums.
Ed became convinced that Linda was indeed his soulmate and true love. Every date seemed better than the last.
On the one-month anniversary of their first dinner on the cruise ship, Ed took Linda to a fine restaurant.
When our lawn mower broke down, my wife kept hinting to me that I should get
it fixed. Somehow I always had something else to take care of first the car,
fishing, and golf – always something more important to me.
Finally, she thought of a clever way to make her point.
Four guys were playing their weekly game of golf, and one remarked how
nice it would be to wake up on Christmas morning, roll out of bed and
without an argument go directly to the golf course, meet his buddies and
play a round.
His buddies all chimed in and said, “Let’s do it. We’ll make it a
priority, figure out a way and meet here early Christmas morning.”
Months later, that special morning arrives, and there they are on the