Happy In Bag

Friday, October 06, 2006

If I Were a Carpenter

House construction sites fill me with renewed optimism.

I associate the smell of lumber with the chance for a fresh start. As I step over power tools, I imagine life in the brand new home. The delicious meals I could prepare in this kitchen! I could spend days in this lavish media room! This looks like a perfect master bedroom!

My daydreams about new beginnings often end abruptly. A goon grabs my arm, the word "trespassing" is bandied about, and I’m impolitely escorted off the property.


  • At 11:23 AM, Anonymous panos said…

    Why not join Habitat For Humanity?

  • At 12:07 PM, Blogger Happy In Bag said…

    I agree that it's a great charity, Panos.

  • At 8:26 PM, Blogger Xavier Onassis said…

    Actually "joining" would require work, sweat and blisters.

    I for one would rather praise HFH from the sidelines and let a former president who is at least 30 years my senior do the hard work while I give him a wheezy thumbs up from my recliner.


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