Friday, July 9, 2010

In a Lighter Vein

It's time to lighten up after my last post, so here is your laugh for today.

Job Hunt

1. My first job was working in an Orange Juice factory,
ut I got canned.

2. Then I worked in the woods as a Lumberjack, but just couldn't it,

hack it, so they gave me the axe.

3. After that, I tried being a Tailor, but wasn't suited for it --
because it was a sew-sew job.

4. Next, I tried working in a Muffler Factory, but that
was too exhausting.

5. Then, tried being a Chef - figured it would add a little spice

to my life, but just didn't have the thyme.

6. Next, I attempted being a Deli Worker,but any way I sliced it...

couldn't cut the mustard.

7. My next job was as a musician but I found I wasn't note worthy.

8. I studied a long time to become a Doctor, but didn't

have any patience.

9. Next, was a job in a Shoe Factory.

Tried hard but just didn't fit in.

10. I became a Professional Fisherman, but discovered

I couldn't live on my net income.

11. Managed to get a good job working for a Pool Maintenance

company, but the work was just too draining.

12. So then I got a job in a Workout Center,

but they said I wasn't fit for the job.

13. Then I tried a job at Westinghouse as a light bulb engineer,

that lasted until they told me I wasn’t bright enough.

14. After many years of trying to find steady work, I finally got a job

as a historian until I realized there was no future in it.

15. My last job was working in Starbucks, but had to quit

because it was the same old grind.

16. So, I tried retirement and found I was perfect for the job.


(Blog Spot - You are just mean. I try to edit the spaces, margins, etc. and you

do your own thing. Arrrrgh!)\


Tom Degan paid a nice tribute on his blog to the Beatle's dummer, Ringo Starr and that reminded me of my favorite drummer, Gene Krupa. So for all you old enough to remember when music was great, here's a toe tapper for you. Gene Krupa along with Lionel Hampton on Sing, Sing, Sing.


Looking to the Stars said...

I love the puns, they are great!

Gene Krupa (I think I spelled that right), he was one of the greatest drummers of all time!!! Anyone in the music field, no matter how old, knows about him. He was awesome!!

naomi dagen bloom said...

Darlene, You have much patience to take on everyone's angst around Arizona's recent efforts to limit Mexicans' working there. Just for the record, I think it's all about white people seeing their majority (read power) slipping.

Louie Prima was another great drummer back in the day.

kenju said...

LOVE all of these, Darlene!! and you are right - Blogger IS mean.

Darlene said...

*Looking to the Stars - You are so right.

*Naomi Dagen Bloom - Oh yeah, Louie Prima. He was one of the best.

"Kenju - We can't even find a live person on Blogger to complain to. Grrrr.

Rummuser said...

That brought back a lot of memories of big bands and drummers of some great talent. 'Take five' Paul Desmond of Dave Brubeck, and Louie Bellson of Duke Ellington's big band were stars by their own right. They don't make music like that any more.

Joy Des Jardins said...

These are very cute Darlene; and apparently I'm very good at the retirement job too...and have been for the last five years; even though I was pretty early.

Sorry Blogger has been driving you nuts...I don't have them as my blog provider; but I sure have heard a lot of people complaining about them over the last couple of months or so. :( ~Joy

Friko said...

You gotta laugh, or else where would we be. Miserable, and disgusted at the state the world is in, mainly.

Darlene said...

*Rummuser - It's too bad that it became too expensive to maintain big bands. That was the era of some great music and musicians. I was lucky enough to be at a Dave Brubeck concert and Paul Desmond was on the Sax. A highlight in my life.

*Joy Des Jardins - I know I'm not the only one to have problems with blogger. I would change to another provider, but I just don't have the energy to start over.

*Friko- You're so right. We laugh to keep from crying.