Groans for your Reading Pleasure
My Dog Mace
From Dan Harless
August 8, 2011
mechanic who worked out of his home
had a dog named Mace. Mace had a bad habit of eating all the grass on
mechanic’s lawn, so the mechanic had to keep Mace inside.
grass eventually became overgrown.
One day the mechanic was working on a car in the backyard and dropped
wrench, losing it in the tall grass. He couldn’t find it for the life
so he decided to call it a day.
night, Mace escaped from the
house and ate all the grass in the backyard. The next morning the
outside and saw his wrench glinting in the sunlight.
what had happened he looked
toward the heavens and proclaimed, “A grazing Mace, how sweet the
saved a wrench for me!”
by Larry Nelson, Bremerton,
the early 20th Century, Thomas
Edison was spreading the word about electricity.
while vacationing out West, he
stopped at the Sioux reservation. Edison was shocked to learn that
there was no
indoor plumbing, and that he would have to use an outhouse. In fact, he
told, the Sioux had to use the outhouse even in the dead of night.
help the Sioux, Edison installed lights
in the outhouse. With this kind act, he became the first person in
wire a head for a reservation!