Saturday, January 03, 2009

Sounds like so many of us Mother's LOL

My Three Sons...

Three sons left home, went out on their own and prospered. Getting back together, they discussed the gifts they were able to give their elderly Mother.

The first said, "I built a big house for our Mother."

The second said, "I sent her a Mercedes with a driver."

The third smiled and said, "I've got you both beat. You remember how Mom enjoyed reading the Bible? And you know she can't see very well any more. I sent her a remarkable parrot that recites the entire Bible. It took Elders in the church 12 years to teach him. He's one of a kind. Mama just has to name the chapter and verse, and the parrot recites it."

Soon thereafter, Mom sent out her letters of thanks: "Milton," she wrote one son, "the house you built is so huge. I live in only one room, but I have to clean the whole house."

"Gerald," she wrote to another, "I am too old to travel any more. My eyesight isn't what it used to be. I stay most of the time at home, so I rarely use the Mercedes. And the driver is so rude!"

"Dearest Donald," she wrote to her third son, "you have the good sense to know what your Mother likes. The chicken was delicious!"


17 comments:

Pat - An Arkansas Stamper said...

Hehehe!

Happy Saturday to you!

Gramma Ann said...

That about sums it up as mothers. LOL. I suppose only a mother could see the humor in this, and it made this mother chuckle.

nituscorner said...

That was such a cute story.....well moms around the world please specify what is it you really love . lol!!!!

Reader Wil said...

Some mothers....some children do have them!

Winifred said...

Yes we are lateral thinkers some times, very practical too.

Margaret Cloud said...

That was a very cute story, hope your weekend is going nicely.

Renie Burghardt said...

Hahaha! That was an expensive bird. No wonder it tasted so delicious.

Good night, Patty.

Joops said...

hahahahha I thought that he like the parrot only to know in the last part that she ate it hahaha... good one!

ryliej said...

You made my day Ms. Lincoln, this i hilarious!

misty said...

thanks for sharing ms. lincoln... soo funny!

Wanda said...

Oh I love this.... She had the most sacred dinner didn't she!!!

Funny ~~

Merle said...

Dear Patty ~~ That is a very good joke, but the sons wouldn't be too happy after all their good intentions
Especially Donald and his chicken.
Glad that you enjoyed the story of
Molly - it was popular. The joke about Mary Margaret was a good one too. I hope you are having plenty of good night's sleep my friend. I can nearly always sleep. Take care, Love, Merle.

Tomate Farcie said...

Aww!! Poor bird, I didn't see that one coming! Very funny ;)

Happy new year to you and your family, Mrs. Lincoln! :)

Shionge said...

Oops!!! Hhahahah....I fell from my chair ;D

The Mulligan Family said...

Hysterical!

Priyanka Khot said...

this one was hilarious!

Nancy said...

Loved it!!! I had this one before, but it was some time ago. I'll save it this time.

((( HUGS )))