Wednesday, April 25, 2007


If you have stuck around long enough to remember my trip to Scotland last August, then you would remember Roll, who, with Odat, took over the blog duties for me while I was traipsing around Glasgow and beyond.

Roll sent me a joke, that I thought would be a perfect blog post.

A man was on the water for his weekly fishing trip. He began his day with an 8 pound bass on the first cast and a 7 pound on the second.

On the third cast he had just caught his first ever bass over 11 pounds when his cell phone rang.

It was a doctor notifying him that his wife had just been in a terrible accident and was in critical condition and in the ICU.

The man told the doctor to inform his wife where he was and that he'd be there as soon as possible. As he hung up he realized he was leaving what was shaping up to be his best day ever on the water.

He decided to get in a couple of more casts before heading to the hospital.

He ended up fishing the rest of the morning, finishing his trip with a stringer like he'd never seen, with 3 bass over 10 pounds. He was jubilant.... Then he remembered his wife.

Feeling guilty he dashed to the hospital. He saw the doctor in the corridor and asked about his wife's condition.

The doctor glared at him and shouted, "You went ahead and finished your fishing trip didn't you!

"I hope you're proud of yourself! While you were out for the past four hours enjoying yourself on the pond your wife has been languishing in the ICU! It's just as well you went ahead and finished because it will be more than likely the last fishing trip you ever take!" "For the rest of her life she will require 'round the clock care. And you'll be her care giver forever!"

The man was feeling so guilty he broke down and sobbed.

The doctor then chuckled and said, " I'm Just f#*@ing with you. She's dead. What'd you catch?"

Oh the joys of matrimony....
Thanks Roll.


Michael C said...

Very funny. Yes, I will be trying to retell that at work later today.

Odat said...

LOL I liked this one too!!!
Roll is a very sick man...and we love him for that!

curmudgeon said...

I heard it as a doctor playing a round golf instead of fishing...
But whichever. Works for me!

Billy's said...

I think I'm just about ready for a good laugh. and that cheered me up no end lol :)