Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Midlife (10)


Once upon a time there was a poor farmer with a very small orchard.

It was a bad season and the farmer had just enough water for one tree. And he didn’t know which one of his trees (if any) would carry eatable fruits at harvest time.











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2 comments:

the sabra said...

Once upon a time there was a sabra.

and the sabra banged its head on the keyboard, yanked out all its prickly thorns and threw them across the desert in frustration until finally the circumcised mind came along and explained what the 'once upon a time' stories were really all about.

thank you in advance

Circumspection said...

Without the intention of being mean I would say: Use your brains. It's rather obvious when you consider their titles.