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Its a funny old world....

Postby Critters » 15 Jan 2016, 18:14

Brian


Disclaimer: The above is probably bollox. If it sounds like advice or that I am knowledgeable, that is purely coincidental. Following anything suggested above may be detrimental to you health.
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Re: Its a funny old world....

Postby Andi Archer » 16 Jan 2016, 21:08

Was it near thanks giving by any chance? :D
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Re: Its a funny old world....

Postby Andi Archer » 16 Jan 2016, 23:08

A sweet grandmother telephoned St. Joseph's Hospital. She timidly asked, "Is it possible to speak to someone who can tell me how a patient is doing?"

The operator said, "I'll be glad to help, dear. What's the name and room number of the patient?"

The grandmother in her weak, tremulous voice said, Norma Findlay, Room 302."
The operator replied, "Let me put you on hold while I check with the nurse's station for that room."

After a few minutes, the operator returned to the phone and said,
"I have good news. Her nurse just told me that Norma is doing well. Her
blood pressure is fine; her blood work just came back normal and her
Physician, Dr. Cohen, has scheduled her to be discharged tomorrow."
The grandmother said, "Thank you. That's wonderful. I was so worried. God bless you for the good News."

The operator replied, "You're more than welcome. Is Norma your daughter?"

The grandmother said, "No, I'm Norma Findlay in Room 302. No one tells me ######."
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Re: Its a funny old world....

Postby mbrST1100 » 17 Jan 2016, 10:18

Andi Archer wrote:"...I'm Norma Findlay in Room 302. No one tells me ######."

I can relate... BTDT... ;)
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Re: Its a funny old world....

Postby tonupdave » 17 Jan 2016, 12:36

I can relate :x After many phone calls, Emails and Snail mail I have now a follow up for a cancer operation I had back in May last year :o
the N.H.S used to be the best in the world. :roll: ...........
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Re: Its a funny old world....

Postby Andi Archer » 17 Jan 2016, 21:50

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As a guitarist, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s cemetery in the back country. As I was not familiar with the backwoods, I got lost.

I finally arrived an hour late and saw the funeral guy had evidently gone and the hearse was nowhere in sight. There were only the diggers and crew left and they were eating lunch.

I felt badly and apologized to the men for being late. I went to the side of the grave and looked down and the vault lid was already in place. I didn’t know what else to do, so I started to play.

The workers put down their lunches and began to gather around. I played out my heart and soul for this man with no family and friends. I played like I’ve never played before for this homeless man.

And as I played ‘Amazing Grace,’ the workers began to weep. They wept, I wept, we all wept together. When I finished I packed up my guitar and started for my car. Though my head hung low, my heart was full.

As I opened the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, “I never seen nothin’ like that before and I’ve been putting in septic tanks for twenty years.”
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Re: Its a funny old world....

Postby Andi Archer » 24 Jan 2016, 17:52

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