Archive for February, 2009

Little Tommy turtle

February 22, 2009



A little turtle begins to slowly climb a tree. After a long time, and with great effort, he reaches the top, jumps into the air waving his front legs frantically, and crashes heavily into the ground.

After recovering consciousness he starts to climb the tree again, jumps once more, but again crashes to the ground.

The little turtle does this again and again, while all the time his heroic efforts are watched with sadness by a couple of birds perched on a nearby branch.

Finally, the female bird says to the male bird, “Dear, don’t you think it’s time to tell Tommy he’s adopted?”


Sweet Abby

February 18, 2009






The following is a poem from my lovely cousin – she’s a social worker!

A woman knocked at the heavenly gate,
Her face was scarred and old.
She stood before the Man of Fate
For admission to the fold.
“What have you done,” Saint Peter asked,
“To gain admission here?”
“I’ve been a social worker, sir,
For many and many a year.”
The pearly gates swung open wide.
Saint Peter touched the bell.
“Come in and choose your harp,” he said.
“You’ve had your share of hell.”

Reality affirmation

February 17, 2009

Reality check




The following is one of my favorite affirmations, courtesy of the folks at re-evaluation co-counseling:

“Although I am completely incompetent and completely incapable of facing the challenges that reality places before me, unfortunately I happen to be the best person available!”