All posts tagged Shawn Bratton

Nativity Firemen

Colleague Shawn Bratton sent this timely tale. “Alan, I thought you might like this one. It has a pseudo-shaggy dog feel to it.” The author is unknown, but must be a Yankee transplant like so many of us.

In a small southern town there was a nativity scene that showed great skill and talent had gone into creating it. One small feature bothered me, the three wise men were wearing fireman’s helmets. Totally unable to come up with a reason … Read the rest...

Unclear On the Concept (A Football Metaphor)

This came to me from my newest colleague, Shawn Bratton. Blame him.

A guy took his blonde girlfriend to a football game for the first time. Afterwards, he asked her how she liked the game. “Oh, I really liked it,” she said, “but I just couldn’t understand why they wre killing each other for the 25 cents.”

“What on earth do you mean???”

“Well, I saw them flip a coin, and one team got it, and then, for the rest … Read the rest...