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Re: For Pet lovers.....


Love it!! 

On 6/28/05, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
> Very nice.  I was onto the first gate when he said he'd "have the ice water
> brought UP".
> Kitty
> neIN, Z5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 6:47 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] For Pet lovers.....
> 
> 
> > >               A man and  his dog were walking along a road. The man was
> > >enjoying the scenery,  when it suddenly occurred
> > >              to him that he was  dead.
> > >
> > >                He remembered dying, and that the dog walking beside him
> had
> > >been dead  for years. He wondered where the
> > >           road was leading them.
> > >
> > >         After a while, they came to a high, white stone wall  along
> > >one side of the road. It looked like fine marble. At the top of a  long
> > >hill, it was broken by a tall arch that glowed in the  sunlight.
> > >
> > >                When he was standing before it he saw a magnificent gate
> in
> > >the arch  that looked like mother-of-pearl,
> > >           and the street that led to the gate looked like pure gold. He
> > >and the dog walked toward the gate, and as
> > >       he got closer, he saw a man at a desk to one  side.
> > >
> > >               When  he was close enough, he called out, "Excuse me,
> where
> > >are  we?"
> > >
> > >             "This is  Heaven, sir," the man answered.
> > >
> > >         "Wow! Would you happen to have some water?" the man  asked.
> > >
> > >       "Of course, sir. Come  right in, and I'll have some ice water
> > >brought right  up."
> > >
> > >              The man  gestured, and the gate began to open.
> > >
> > >         "Can my friend," gesturing toward his dog, "come in, too?"  the
> > >traveler asked.
> > >
> > >           "I'm sorry, sir, but we don't accept pets."
> > >
> > >   The man thought a moment and then  turned back toward the road
> > >and continued the way he had been  going
> > >             with his  dog.
> > >
> > >             After  another long walk, and at the top of another long
> hill,
> > >he came to a  dirt road leading through a farm gate that looked as if it
> had
> > >never  been closed. There was no fence.
> > >
> > >         As he approached the gate, he saw a man inside, leaning
> > >against a tree and reading a book.
> > >
> > >       "Excuse me!" he called to the man.  "Do you have  any water?"
> > >
> > >              "Yeah, sure, there's a pump over there, come on in."
> > >
> > >   "How about my friend here?" the  traveler gestured to the dog.
> > >
> > >           "There should be a bowl by the pump."
> > >
> > >     They went through the gate, and sure enough,  there was an
> > >old-fashioned hand pump with a bowl beside  it.
> > >
> > >       The traveler filled  the water bowl and took a long drink
> > > himself, then he gave some to the  dog.
> > >
> > >             When they  were full, he and the dog walked back toward the
> man
> > >who was standing by  the tree.
> > >
> > >             "What  do you call this place?" the traveler asked.
> > >
> > >       "This is Heaven," he answered.
> > >
> > >   "Well, that's confusing," the traveler  said. "The man down the
> > >road said that was Heaven,  too."
> > >
> > >             "Oh, you  mean the place with the gold street and pearly
> gates?
> > >Nope. That's  hell."
> > >
> > >             "Doesn't  it make you mad for them to use your name like
> that?"
> > >
> > >   "No, we're just happy that they screen  out the folks who would
> > >leave their best friends  behind."
> >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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