A lady from California purchased a piece of timber
land in Oregon.
There was a large tree on one of the highest points
in the tract.
She wanted to get a good view of her land so she
started to climb the big tree.
As she neared the top, she encountered a spotted owl
that attacked her.
In her haste to escape, the lady slid down the tree to
the ground and got many splinters in her private parts.
In considerable pain, she hurried to the nearest doctor.
He listened to her story then told her to go into the
examining room and he would see if he could help her.
She sat and waited for three hours before the doctor
The angry lady demanded, "What took you so long?"
The unperturbed doctor replied,
"Well, I had to get permits from the
Environmental Protection Agency,
the Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management
before I could remove old-growth timber from a
An organization is like a tree full of monkeys,...
all on different limbs,... at different levels,...
some climbing up.
The monkeys on the top look down
and see a tree full of smiling faces.
The monkeys on the bottom look up
and see nothing but assholes.
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